Lone Survivor (2013)
Release Date: 10 January 2014 (USA)
Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Emile Hirsch, Ben Foster
Directed By Peter Berg
Written By Peter Berg, Marcus Luttrell, Patrick Robinson
Rated R, 121 min, Action, Biography, Drama
“Lone Survivor” may be a painful reminder of a war’s harrowing nature, but it is exactly this essence in which the film’s bravura lies. Graphic but real! – Beau Behan 3 out of 4 stars
First of all, I would like to thank you for your unflagging support that you have extended me in 2013. I do hope that you have enjoyed the cinema this past year as much as I have.
2013 marks a long list of exceptional and phenomenal films. It has been an exciting year for moviegoers and film critics alike! Out of the 127 films that I watched, my list of top 15 includes films that exhibit Oscar caliber performances and directions; riveting poignancy; stunning visual imagery; a blend of cinematic and technological advancements; well-balanced screenplays; adaptations from books and memoirs; outstanding cast ensembles; and powerful themes that will undoubtedly reverberate in the years to come!
Thanks again for your continued support, and I look forward to sharing with you my film reviews for 2014.
Here are my top 15 films of 2013. Cheers!
Stars: Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Katee Sackhoff
Directed by David Twohy
Written By David Twohy, Jim Wheat
Rated R, 119 min, Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
“Riddick” bonds any loose connective tissues found in “Pitch Black” , and the film is not dull. Rather, it is enjoyable and sci-fytastically Dahl-ightful. ~ Beau Behan
One Direction: This Is Us (2013)
Stars: Liam Payne, Harry Styles, Zayn Malik, Louis Tomlinson, Niall Horan
Rated PG, 92 min, Documentary, Music
“One Direction: This Is Us” provides a glimpse of the perfect storm brought upon by these five sensational lads from their humble beginnings to their rise as the number one boy band in the world.~ Beau Behan
THE WORLD’S END (2013)
Stars Rosamund Pike, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Martin Freeman, Pierce Brosnan, Eddie Marsan, Paddy Considine
Directed by Edgar Wright
Written by Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright
Rated R 109 min Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Five friends, who reunite and attempt to complete their pub marathon from 20 years earlier, suddenly become mankind’s only hope for survival.
Word of Caution: Only those who love to laugh must watch this video interview. Thanks. ~ Beau