October 19, 2013

REVIEWS: 12 Years A Slave and A.C.O.D.

12 Years A Slave: "The poignant drama is stuffed from start to finish with notable stars and impeccable performances. Chiwetel Ejiofor shoulders this heavy narrative as Solomon, at turns brave, petrified, furious and cautiously hopeful. This range—deftly executed by Ejiofor—is the very definition of an Academy Award-worthy performance."

A.C.O.D.: "It’s actually shocking how uninteresting A.C.O.D. ultimately is. Its premise had promise, allowing a well-adjusted man to revert to a reckless child to cope at last with his parents’ divorce. But the movie never takes advantage of that setup and instead reaches out into a bunch of dangling threads..."

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