Valentine’s Day is a bunch of good actors, looking pretty, and doing decent work in paint by numbers plot and unimaginative entry into the rom-com genre; whose formula has been done much better in a few films still fresh in the memory. Now, this film is bound to bring in the bank for a number […]Read more "Review: Valentine’s Day"
The Blind Side is exactly what it is selling itself as, a heartfelt and emotionally inspiring story that avoids sap and stereotypes for the most part to create a film that deserves our emotional response. Following the high school years of Michael Oher an at risk student who gets a second lease on life when […]Read more "Review: The Blind Side"
The latest from Stephen Frears starts off well enough, having fun and well spirited but by the end is a bit of a sappy, overly dramatic, melodrama that almost negates the good start. Lea is a courtesan, one of the best at that, in France. She is so successful at what she does that she […]Read more "Review: Chéri"
Sam Mendes’ latest is his darkest film yet, but it really gets you to think about ones own life as you can easily see both sides of the argument laid out by the terrific performances by Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio. April and Frank hit it off right from the start at a party. Frank […]Read more "Review: Revolutionary Road"
Keanu Reeves stars in this remake of the lauded cautionary tale original, putting a relevant green spin on things; the effect is a solid sci-fi thriller that operates with reserve instead of going way over the top. Helen Benson (Jenifer Connelly) is a scientist that deals with studying bacteria and elements on outer space bodies […]Read more "Review: The Day the Earth Stood Still (2008)"
What we have here is Dreamworks newest piece of animation that continues on a healthy run of quality, outside the atrocious Shrek 3, following Over the Hedge and Flushed Away. Bee Movie is equally as ridiculous as Flushed Away with the whole, Bee World, and it is just impossible to believe that the animals that […]Read more "Review: Bee Movie"