The Iron Lady (2011)

Sep 14, 2015 by Mr. Nau Meryl Streep delivers a powerful performance as Margaret Thatcher, the first female Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, in this biographical picture about her life, career, successes, and failures. Although the story and characters are interesting, the picture unevenly glosses over huge sections of her tenure at 10 Downing […]

Before I Disappear (2014)

Sep 08, 2015 by Mr. Nau In this grungy independent drama, an addict at rock bottom, in the midst of a suicide attempt, is roped into caring for his precocious niece by his successful sister. This dark comedy plays in New York’s seedy underworld and delivers powerful acting from director Shawn Christensen and newcomer Fatima […]

Jobs (2013)

Sep 06, 2015 by Mr. Nau In this dramatic treatment of Steve Jobs’ early career, Ashton Kutcher delivers a solid performance as the iconic visionary. The film here, though, ratches up the drama without explaining why, which leaves the central character coming off as unhinged. This is a decent picture, but could have been much […]