Juno (Review)

When reviewing a film, I normally single out the achievements (or lack thereof) of the director, as this person is perhaps the single most important figure in bringing a screenplay to life. While a similar argument could be made instead for the producer, I believe creative genesis nonetheless of any film lies with the screenwriter. […]

Young Adult (Review)

Jason Reitman has a knack for approaching mature, socially relevant themes with his trademark flare for finding the comedy in it all. I had expressed as much in my review of his debut feature film, Thank You for Smoking, last week. While that film was a biting satire full of caricatures, his follow-up film, the […]