Subscribe Register Login

Tuesday, September 02, 2014, 7:37 a.m.
Top Picks - Capture Arkansas

MovieStyle: Train to nowhere

By The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette

This article was published July 3, 2014 at 10:24 a.m.

According to Hollywood, the July 4th weekend began on Wednesday this week, with the arrival of a half-dozen new movies in central Arkansas theaters.

The most notable among these is Snowpiercer, Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s English language review. It stars none other than Chris Evans, Captain America himself, as the leader of a disenfranchised rabble class relegated to the back of a nonstop train forever circling a frozen Earth who strikes back against the oppressive one-percenters who control the means of production. Our Philip Martin unpacks this socioeconomic allegory/environmental cautionary tale/sci-fi martial arts film in this week's MovieStyle.

Martin also takes on the politically fraught rom-com Obvious Child, while Piers Marchant weighs the virtues of Melissa McCarthy's latest, Tammy.

Dan Lybarger looks at Dinesh D'Souza's America: Imagine the World Without Her, and our Anna Gronewold checks out the tweenage buddy flick Earth to Echo. And if you're looking for a review of Deliver Us From Evil, the horror film starring Eric Bana, check our blood, dirt & angels blog. That film didn't screen in time for a review.

Comments on: MovieStyle: Train to nowhere

To report abuse or misuse of this area please hit the "Suggest Removal" link in the comment to alert our online managers. Read our Terms of Use policy.

Subscribe Register Login

You must login to make comments.

TOP JOBS

  • Cna

    Greystone Nursing and Rehab 121 Spring Valley Road, Cabot AR...
    Cabot, AR

  • Dishwasher, backup

    Residential Care AssistantLocal Retirement Center seeking de...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Comptroller/chief fi

    Benton County is seeking a comptroller/chief financial offic...
    BENTONVILLE, AR

  • Network tech

    Network Technician I Full-time position with the Central Ark...
    LITTLE ROCK, AR

  • Construction jobs

    forsgren, inchiring concrete finishers2 yrs. Experience Requ...
    FORT SMITH, AR

Search 912 jobs >

Top Picks - Capture Arkansas
Arkansas Online