Jack Giroux

[Sundance Review] Knock Knock

With his tirelessly brutal movies, Eli Roth isn't for everybody. Hostel and Hostel II aren't exactly easy watches, but Roth does what he does well, even if it's...

[Sundance Review] Mistress America

Something happened to Noah Baumbach. The writer-director behind Greenberg, Margot at the Wedding, and The Squid in the Whale never once pulled a punch as a stor...

[Sundance Review] Nasty Baby

Sebastián Silva is a director who strives for the unexpected. Both premiering at Sundance a few years ago, Magic Magic and Crystal Fairy are wild movies, often ...

[Sundance Review] The Bronze

There simply aren't enough female-led anti-hero stories. They're always refreshing to see, because we've already witnessed plenty of tortured males trying to su...

[Sundance Review] The End of the Tour

The last two trips director James Ponsoldt made to Sundance it was with two excellent dramas: Smashed and The Spectacular Now. This year, Ponsoldt returns with ...

Jack Giroux’s Top 10 Films of 2014

Let me tell you: being a critic isn't easy. By the end of the year one has to rank their favorite films from the past 12 months. Plenty of films a critic may ...

[Review] The Interview

Who would've thought a movie complete with Katy Perry and fecal jokes could cause so much brouhaha? The Interview did just that by royally pissing off North Kor...

Jack Giroux

Favorite Films: Apocalypse Now, Raiders of The Lost Arc, Days of Heaven, Chinatown, Blade Runner, Alien, Barton Fink, Dr. Strangelove, Taxi Driver, The Godfather, Pulp Fiction, RAN, Annie Hall, Rumble Fish, Blow Out, The 400 Blows, The Graduate, Almost Famous, City of God, Shampoo, Ferris Bueller's Day Off, Jaws, Dead Men Don't Wear Plaid, Trainspotting, Out of Sight.