Saturday, March 29

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Director: Anthony and Joe Russo

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1843866/

Review: A little incoherent at times but holds together as a fun paranoia action romp.

Watch it if: You can handle a large amount of strangely bloodless violence.

And if you liked: Iron Man, Star Trek Into Darkness, The Avengers

Sunday, March 23

Under the Skin

Director: Jonathan Glazer

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1441395/

Review: Drags in the second half but otherwise delivers genuinely dark horror combined with slick visuals and perfect sound design.

Watch it if: You can handle a couple of deeply unsettling and upsetting scenes.

And if you liked: 2001: A Space Odyssey, Wake Wood, Let the Right One In

Check this out: Under the Skin

Sunday, March 16

The Zero Theorem

Director: Terry Gilliam

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2333804/

Review: Visually rich and complexly articulated but missing a strong connection due to a lack of a certain essential depth.

Watch it if: You're ok with existential head stuff.

And if you liked: Pi, Twelve Monkeys, Brazil

Saturday, March 15

The Grand Budapest Hotel

Director: Wes Anderson

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt2278388/

Review: Engaging and hilarious with beautiful construction and a great sense of movement.

Watch it if: You like Wes Anderson films.

And if you liked: Fantastic Mr. Fox, Moonrise Kingdom

Sunday, March 2

RoboCop (2014)

Director: José Padilha

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1234721/

Review: A few good moments but quite messy and seems to think it's funnier and more biting than it actually is.

Watch it if: You're curious.

And if you liked: Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance, Total Recall (2012), Source Code

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2

Director: Cody Cameron and Kris Pearn

IMDB: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1985966/

Review: Lots of inventive gags with a great plot and tons of adorable character designs.

Watch it if: You can handle an absolute onslaught of puns.

And if you liked: Jurassic Park, Wreck-It Ralph, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs