The Tam News

Wesley Emblidge

May 24, 2013
“The Hangover Part III” Review (Story)
May 17, 2013
“Star Trek Into Darkness” Review: Boldly Going Where The First Film Went Before (Story)
May 11, 2013
“The Great Gatsby” Review: Luhrmann’s Excess Isn’t Enough (Story)
May 08, 2013
“Stories We Tell” Review: Storytelling From Multiple Perspectives (Story)
May 03, 2013
“Iron Man 3” Review: Marvel Kicks off “Phase 2” With A Bang (Story)
Apr 25, 2013
“Shadow Dancer” Review: Spy Drama Focuses On Tension More Than Action (Story)
Apr 19, 2013
“Oblivion” Review: A Movie That Will Fade Into… (Story)
Apr 05, 2013
“Evil Dead” Review: Blood Stains Can’t Cover Up Everything (Story)
Mar 29, 2013
“Room 237” Review: Conspiracy Theorists Examine “The Shining” (Story)
Mar 28, 2013
“GI Joe: Retaliation” Review: Still Dumb, Still Boring, But Slightly Less So (Story)
Mar 28, 2013
TUHSD Board Announces New Tam Principal (Story)
Mar 22, 2013
“The Sapphires” Review: A Crowd-Pleasing, If Predictable, Musical (Story)
Mar 17, 2013
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Support the VFX Protests (Story)
Mar 15, 2013
“Ginger & Rosa” Review: A Coming-of-Age Story That Never Comes of Age (Story)
Mar 15, 2013
“Upside Down” Review: Should’ve Been Right-Side Up (Story)
Mar 10, 2013
“Oz the Great and the Powerful” Review: Even A Great Wizard Can’t Save Oz (Story)
Mar 08, 2013
“The ABCs of Death” Review: F is for Failure (Story)
Mar 05, 2013
“It’s A Disaster” Review: A Simple End-of-the-World Comedy (Story)
Mar 02, 2013
“Jack the Giant Slayer” Review: Fee Fie Forget It (Story)
Feb 14, 2013
“A Good Day To Die Hard” Review: It Really Isn’t (Story)
Feb 08, 2013
“Side Effects” Review: A Tense, Shape-Shifting Thriller (Story)
Feb 04, 2013
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: “House of Cards” and How Netflix is Changing the Television Model (Story)
Feb 04, 2013
“House of Cards” Season 1 Review: An Engrossing and Cynical Political Thriller (Story)
Jan 31, 2013
“Wrong” Review: Something’s Not Quite Right (Story)
Jan 31, 2013
“Stand Up Guys” Review: Just Shoot Him Already (Story)
Jan 30, 2013
“Warm Bodies” Review: The Best Zombie Romantic Comedy Since “Shaun of the Dead” (Story)
Jan 25, 2013
“Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” Review: Almost Impressively Lazy (Story)
Jan 23, 2013
“John Dies at the End” Review: Face the Unimaginable (Story)
Jan 18, 2013
“A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III” Review: This is What “Winning” Looks Like? (Story)
Jan 18, 2013
“Silver Linings Playbook” Review: Much Better Than That Terrible Title (Story)
Jan 13, 2013
“Gangster Squad” Review: A Waste of Fedoras (Story)
Jan 10, 2013
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. the 2013 Oscar Nominations (Story)
Jan 09, 2013
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: The Ten Best Movies of 2012 (Story)
Jan 04, 2013
“Zero Dark Thirty” Review: A Great Film and a Piece of Journalism (Story)
Dec 27, 2012
“Promised Land” Review: Solid Character Drama With A Political Backdrop (Story)
Dec 25, 2012
“Les Miserables” Review: Tom Hooper Attempts To Destroy His Own Movie (Story)
Dec 23, 2012
“Django Unchained” Review: Tarantino’s Western Takes Down Slavery (Story)
Dec 21, 2012
“Not Fade Away” Review: Buy the soundtrack, not a ticket (Story)
Dec 19, 2012
“On the Road” Review: Just as Boring as the Book (Story)
Dec 14, 2012
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. “The Hobbit” and 48 fps (Story)
Dec 14, 2012
“The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” Review: A Successful, If Lesser, Return to Middle Earth (Story)
Dec 10, 2012
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. The 5 Worst Movies of 2012 (Story)
Dec 06, 2012
“Deadfall” Review: Too Mediocre to Be Bad or Good (Story)
Dec 02, 2012
“Killing Them Softly” Review: In America, You’re On Your Own (Story)
Nov 21, 2012
“Life of Pi” Review: Ang Lee’s Massive Technical Achievement (Story)
Nov 16, 2012
“Anna Karenina” Review: Theater and Film Combined with Middling Results (Story)
Nov 15, 2012
“Lincoln” Review: Unfocused and Overstuffed, But Still Manages to Be Rousing and Entertaining (Story)
Nov 11, 2012
“Skyfall” Review: This May Be the Best Bond Yet (Story)
Nov 03, 2012
“Flight” Review: Reaches Maximum Altitude Too Early (Story)
Nov 03, 2012
“Wreck-it Ralph” Review: A Great World Built Around Video Games (Story)
Oct 25, 2012
“Cloud Atlas” is an incredibly ambitious and fairly successful film (Story)
Oct 25, 2012
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Wesley vs. People Who Dislike Foreign Films (Story)
Oct 18, 2012
John Hawkes Shines in True Story “The Sessions” (Story)
Oct 16, 2012
I shouldn’t even attempt to explain “Holy Motors” (Story)
Oct 10, 2012
“Argo” Solidifies Ben Affleck as a Great Director, but Remains a Lackluster Actor (Story)
Oct 10, 2012
“Seven Psychopaths” is a Great Combination of “Adaptation” and “In Bruges” (Story)
Oct 09, 2012
EMBLIDGE INSIGHT: Texting in Movie Theaters and How Apple Might Force People to be Decent Human Beings (Story)
Oct 05, 2012
GALLERY: Stars Show Up to the 35th Annual MVFF (Story)
Sep 30, 2012
“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” Manages to be a Solid Entry in the High School Genre (Story)
Sep 28, 2012
“Looper” Review: One of the Few Movies This Year to Meet its High Expectations (Story)
Sep 22, 2012
Some of the best talents in cinema are all on top of their game in “The Master” (Story)
Sep 22, 2012
“Trouble with the Curve” is the furthest thing from a curveball (Story)
Sep 15, 2012
NBC’s new show “Revolution” is about as new and interesting as its title (Story)
Sep 12, 2012
Josh Radnor’s “Liberal Arts” is funny and sweet, but unfocused (Story)
Aug 30, 2012
Great performances elevate “Lawless” from it’s fairly standard story (Story)
Aug 30, 2012
“V/H/S” manages to make found-footage movies interesting again (Story)
Aug 26, 2012
“Cosmopolis” is a little different, just like Robert Pattinson’s prostate (Story)
Aug 23, 2012
“The Bourne Legacy”: Jeremy Renner needs his fix (Story)
Jun 10, 2012
“Prometheus” Review: Polished on the outside, hollow on the inside (Story)
Jun 02, 2012
“Snow White and the Huntsman” is big on visuals but small on everything else (Story)
May 26, 2012
“Men in Black 3” a fun but forgettable ride (Story)
May 19, 2012
“Battleship” Review: This ship sunk itself (Story)
May 16, 2012
Nothing can save clunky “Dark Shadows” from its own script (Story)
Apr 30, 2012
Overlong “The Five-Year Engagement” still has fun despite runtime (Story)
Mar 16, 2012
Chemistry lab mistake causes fire alarm (Story)
Mar 08, 2012
Charms of cast save “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen” (Story)
Mar 07, 2012
“Being Flynn” centers around undesirable character (Story)
Mar 06, 2012
“Jeff Who Lives at Home” embraces heartfelt moments (Story)
Mar 05, 2012
The problem with the Oscars (Story)
Nov 02, 2011
In Theaters: 10/28/11 (Story)
Nov 02, 2011
Political satire “Butter” makes use of talented cast with creative concept and witty screenplay (Story)
Nov 01, 2011
“A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas” brings exactly what you expect, in a good way (Story)
Sep 26, 2011
Dark cancer comedy “50/50” balances funny and dramatic elements effectively (Story)
May 26, 2011
Early Review: “Attack the Block” mixes comedy, action and sci-fi seamlessly (Story)
May 17, 2011
“Fast Five” lags, but packs a punch in the end (Story)
Mar 10, 2011
Chemistry redeems lacking plot in “The Adjustment Bureau” (Story)
Feb 08, 2011
Spring & Summer 2011 Movie Preview (Story)
Jan 14, 2011
The Green Hornet is more entertaining when he isn’t The Green Hornet (Story)
Dec 14, 2010
Two dimensions aren’t enough? (Story)
Dec 10, 2010
“Black Swan” a dark take on ballet (Story)
Nov 17, 2010
“127 Hours” brings compelling acting, visuals and script (Story)