Tag Archive: Computers

Haiku Review: Her (2013)

herStarring: Joaquin Phoenix, Scarlett Johansson, Amy Adams, Rooney Mara & Chris Pratt
Written & directed by Spike Jonze

In the not-so-distant future, a lonely man develops a romantic relationship with his artificially intelligent operating system.

Admit it, after
watching this you tried to have
phone sex with Siri.

Grade: A

By Daniel J. Hoag
Her is playing now in theaters nationwide.


Haiku Review: Skyfall (2012)

Starring: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Javier Bardem, Ralph Fiennes, Naomie Harris, Bérénice Marlohe, Albert Finney & Ben Whishaw
Written by Neal Purvis & Robert Wade and John Logan
Directed by Sam Mendes

When a cyberterrorist seeks revenge on M., it’s up to James Bond to stop him.

Seems Her Majesty’s
Secret Service has come through
for us once again.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Skyfall is now playing in theaters nationwide.

Starring: Jeff Bridges, Garrett Hedlund, Olivia Wilde, Bruce Boxleitner & Michael Sheen
Screenplay by Edward Kitsis & Adam Horowitz
Directed by Joseph Kosinski

The son of a world famous video game designer attempts to rescue his missing father from the cyberworld into which he disappeared years ago.

Hopefully inspires
a whole new generation
of nerds. End of line.

Grade: B

By Daniel J. Hoag
Tron: Legacy is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 4/5/11.
It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Sound Editing, 2010.