Tag Archive: God

Haiku Review: Life of Pi (2012)

Starring: Suraj Sharma, Irrfan Khan & Rafe Spall
Screenplay by David Magee
Directed by Ang Lee

After the ship carrying his father’s zoo animals sinks at sea, a young man finds himself fighting for survival while sharing a lifeboat with a dangerous Bengal tiger.

Ang Lee makes something
(3)Deep out of book club pop-
spiritual fluff.

Grade: A-

By Daniel J. Hoag
Life of Pi is now playing in theaters nationwide.

Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Charlize Theron, Idris Elba, Guy Pearce & Logan Marshall-Green
Written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof
Directed by Ridley Scott

A team of interplanetary explorers travel to a remote planet hoping to discover an ancient race that may have created life on Earth and uncover something that just might destroy it.

Alien evolves.
Hang on, fanboys: In space, no
one can hear you squee!
Grade: A-

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

Starring: Anthony Hopkins, Colin O’Donoghue, Alice Braga, Ciarán Hinds, Rutger Hauer & Toby Jones
Written by Michael Petroni
Directed by Mikael Hafström

A skeptical seminary student sent to study exorcism at the Vatican sees terrifying things when he is mentored by an experienced priest.

Your head will spin ’round
possessed by boredom, hellbent
on something less dull.

Grade: C

By Daniel J. Hoag
The Rite is available on Blu-ray and DVD on 5/17/11.