Tag: Matthew Libatique

COWBOYS & ALIENS Review

     July 28, 2011

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Jon Favreau’s Cowboys & Aliens is the equivalent of putting chocolate and peanut butter together and getting a rice cake.  Westerns can be great, sci-fi can be wonderful, and yet the attempt to bring them together has resulted in a …

INCEPTION Cinematographer Wally Pfister Wins at ASC Awards

     February 14, 2011

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Inception cinematographer Wally Pfister won the American Society of Cinematographers Outstanding Achievement Award in the feature film category.  It was Pfister’s first win from the ASC.  He had previously been nominated for The Dark Knight and Batman Begins.  This year’s …

BLACK SWAN Review

     December 3, 2010

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Sometimes I wish I got a second viewing of a film before I wrote the review.  Black Swan throws so much at you with its layers of symbolism, psychosexual metaphors, and rich thematic undertones.  And instead of furiously scribbling notes, …