Parallels (2015)

Aug 31, 2015 by Mr. Nau This strange science fiction picture feels more like the pilot episode of a television series than a movie. A brother and sister look for their father in a mysterious building that jumps periodically between parallel universes. A long slow build to a sudden cliffhanger ending makes this feel painfully […]

Django Unchained (2012)

Aug 29, 2015 by Mr. Nau Jamie Foxx, and Christoph Waltz turn in fantastic performances in this Quentin Tarantino dark comedy about a slave, rescued by a German bounty hunter, who hunt the villains that captured and sold his wife. Tarantino’s irreverent dialogue, eye-popping action sequences, and brilliant script make this engrossing romp a blast. […]

Beautiful Girls (1996)

Aug 29, 2015 by Mr. Nau Piano player Willie Conway (Timothy Hutton) returns home for his high school reunion and spends time with his hometown friends, who are in various levels of trouble, both in their careers and relationships. A young Natalie Portman steals the show as a young girl with a crush on the […]

An Honest Liar (2014)

Aug 27, 2015 by Mr. Nau The Amazing James Randi is a magician, illusionist, and escape artist, who has spent years as a scientific skeptic, investigating claims of paranormal and psychic powers, and perpetrators of all kinds of fraud and deception. His career and life are examined in detail in this documentary, including his personal […]

The One I Love (2014)

Aug 14, 2015 by Mr. Nau Elisabeth Moss and Mark Duplass play Sophie and Ethan, a married couple who are having marital problems. Their therapist sends them to a weekend retreat in the country, where a bizarre secret is revealed. With a huge, unexpected plot twist halfway in, this weird relationship drama keeps the audience […]