Review: The Secret in Their Eyes

It's hard to know exactly what to think after seeing the Argentine crime film "El Secreto de Sus Ojos" (The Secret in Their Eyes), but it is clear that this is an outstanding film with profound ideas about how we should pursue our passions despite the inevitable tragedies of life. It is storytelling at its most compelling and the pacing is just right. With two charismatic leads, it's no wonder that this film won the 2010 Academy Award for best foreign picture.

District 9 Lives Up to Hype as New Science Fiction Classic

Recently I wrote about how the horror movie Drag Me to Hell didn't entirely live up to the hype surrounding it. People were saying it was a new classic for the genre. Now having seen District 9, a film receiving similar fanfare, I must agree that this is one of the best science fiction films I have seen in years.