FILM at the Erie Art Museum Kicks-off Summer Series with Critically-acclaimed Ex Machina
by Eric Kisner6/10/2015, 4:30 AM
FILM at the Erie Art Museum kicks off with Alex Garland's Ex Machina, which puts a spin on the sci-fi genre.
'Wild' explores, wonders, and excites
by Eric Kisner1/9/2015, 3:44 PM
In an awards season full of biopic enormities, Wild emerges and wins your heart with its quiet ingenuity.
Keaton soars in Birdman
by Eric Kisner12/12/2014, 9:35 AM
As Birdman progresses, Director Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu dazzlingly melds art and life itself, gliding on a camera that seems to never stop.
Interstellar is a narrative and technical marvel
by Eric Kisner11/24/2014, 3:22 PM
Interstellar sweeps us away in the science, leaving us to drift among the stars and observe in wonder rather than understand. For this, it is utterly demanding of second and third viewings -- a Nolan trademark.
Nightcrawler: Frighteningly Good
by Eric Kisner11/24/2014, 3:13 PM
As media satires go, it may not break any new ground, but it's a rare piece of work that brings a living, breathing, if somewhat derivative ferocity to a familiar concept.
Gone Girl, reviewed
by Eric Kisner10/20/2014, 3:09 PM
Don't prepare to leave unshaken.
by Eric Kisner10/2/2014, 3:08 PM
Fassbender, who sports a plastic head for all but a few minutes, is revelatory as Frank, immersing us in the title character's complexity and enigma.
Guardians of the Galaxy: Reviewed
by Eric Kisner9/11/2014, 9:31 AM
There's just something so irresistibly, intoxicatingly cool about Guardians
A Most Wanted Man
by Eric Kisner8/8/2014, 4:32 PM
Behold! This year's great anti-summer summer movie!
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
by Eric Kisner7/31/2014, 11:21 AM
If Transformers: Age of Extinction depleted your faith in the high-budget-summer-blockbuster subgenre as a whole, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is the wake up call that lets you see just how potent and brilliant CGI-powered thrillers can (still) be.
by Eric Kisner7/31/2014, 11:12 AM
John Carney's second film pleases in all the right ways, blending humor, heart, and the stripped down essence of film romance.
by Eric Kisner7/7/2014, 2:43 PM
A classic rags-to-riches story that honestly tackle the issue of the hyperbolized American dream.
We Are The Best! reviewed
by Eric Kisner6/24/2014, 12:47 PM
An hilarious, potent, and lighthearted look at the half-digested ideals and struggle for identity that is so universal in young life.