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Dan has written 5 reviews for films during 2014.

  • Carrie

    Carrie

    ★★★★

    Having not seen De Palma's original take or having read the novel in quite some time, this really surprised me with how strong it was.

  • The Purge

    The Purge

    ★★½

    Never really lives up to the concept. That's why God invented sequels, though!

  • The Grand Budapest Hotel

    The Grand Budapest Hotel

    ★★★★

    Possibly the most melancholy Wes Anderson movie yet.

  • The Raid 2

    The Raid 2

    ★★★★★

    TOTAL MASSACRE

  • Nebraska

    Nebraska

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    For the first movie I saw in theaters in 2014, I don't think I could have picked a better choice than NEBRASKA.

    Way more poignant and touching than I could have expected, considering I went into this barely knowing anything. A road trip story about a father and son, and later a family, seeking a false fortune, NEBRASKA handles old age so well in ways I don't think I've ever really seen in film. The effect of the passage of…