2013 in film: Creams of the crop, disappointing flops

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2013 was an interesting year for movies, especially within the past couple of months when all of the films deemed Oscar-worthy were released.


"Raging Bull," "Rocky" stars back in the ring for "Grudge Match"

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The new Warner Brothers sports comedy, “Grudge Match”, opened in theaters on Dec. 25 and brought in about $7 million its opening week.

The renegade style of ‘The Counselor’ shines

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“The Counselor” is a lurid, violent and introspective film depicting a lawyer’s decision to enter the world of drug trafficking.


Does the remake of ‘Carrie’ live up to the 1976 classic?

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The movie “Carrie” was originally released in 1976 based off the novel by Stephen King. A remake of the movie was released on Oct. 18 starring Julianne Moore as Carrie’s religious mother, while Carrie herself is played by Chloë Grace Moretz (“Kick Ass”).


“Man of Steel” has action, yet lacks pathos

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Like the one man trinity known as Superman/Clark Kent/Kal-El, producer Christopher Nolan and director Zack Snyder have a difficult time maintaining a consistent cinematic identity with their “Man of Steel.” “Steel” is an origin story that tells how Kal-El was born, shows how Clark was raised by foster parents in Kansas, and finally how Superman came to be.



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