Film Reviews by Hiram Lee
By Hiram Lee, January 25, 2012
The 84th annual Academy Awards nominations were announced Tuesday in Los Angeles. Few of the films have anything substantial to say about real life.
By Hiram Lee, January 6, 2012
Prominent American director David Fincher returns with an adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s popular crime novel The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.
By Hiram Lee, October 28, 2011
Filmmaker Bennett Miller turns a critical eye on the American professional sports industry in Moneyball.
By Hiram Lee, September 26, 2011
Steven Soderbergh returns with a film about a mass epidemic caused by a mysterious new disease and the social panic that follows.
By Hiram Lee, August 13, 2011
Comic book hero Captain America comes to the big screen in the latest of Hollywood’s blockbuster superhero movies.
By Hiram Lee, May 26, 2011
Thor, directed by actor-director Kenneth Branagh, is this year’s first blockbuster comic book movie.
By Hiram Lee, May 3, 2011
Source Code and Hanna are among the most recent and, unfortunately, most typical of Hollywood thrillers.
By Hiram Lee, April 20, 2011
American filmmaker Sidney Lumet, director of 12 Angry Men, Dog Day Afternoon, Network and Serpico, died April 9 at the age of 86.
By Hiram Lee, February 19, 2011
A married couple tries to put their lives back together following the tragic death of their son in John Cameron Mitchell’s new film Rabbit Hole.
By Hiram Lee, January 25, 2011
The Coen brothers have returned with a remake of the 1969 western True Grit.
By Hiram Lee, December 28, 2010
The Tourist is the latest film from director Florian Henckel von Donnersmarck, whose The Lives of Others won international acclaim in 2007.
By Hiram Lee, December 8, 2010
Clint Eastwood’s latest film tells the story of three people whose lives have been touched by death and who must struggle to cope with personal tragedy.