HST… Film Review: Safe House

Lauren: Maybe it’s just me, but Safe House is possibly the worst title for this film. We’re talking Alanis Morissette levels of irony; at least upon first glance, anyway. After all, before long it is easy to lose track of the meaning of “safe as houses” as Denzel Washington brings down a heap of pain […]

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For Your Renting Pleasure

Week after week I apparently find ways to theme my rentals without realizing it beforehand.  Scratch that, I totally did it on purpose, and you know it’s true cuz I said totally.  A couple of weeks ago I went with creature features, and this week’s selection of The Nines and Being John Malkovich has me […]

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Film Review: The Change-Up

For the past few weeks I have agonizingly pouted over email after email announcing upcoming screenings that I could not make it to in my broken state, so by the time The Change-Up rolled around I was at my breaking point.  With the giddiness of a child refusing to stop believing in Santa come Christmas […]

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Review: Green Lantern

Green Lantern is quite the mess at times, but the fantasy elements of the film, along with the, mostly, stellar special effects and 3D, make for a film worth checking out if interested. This is an origin story for the DC Comics property and all of the classic tropes will be found here.  A talented, […]

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Review: X-Men Origins Wolverine

The X-Men franchise returns with an origin story of its main character Wolverine, and the end result is a fun, action filled summer movie that gets the season off on the right foot. James Howlett was born in the early 1800’s, a consistently sick boy; his father is murdered by vengeful neighbor who is father […]

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Review: Adventureland

Greg Mottola’s follow up to Superbad shares little in common with that previous film, which isn’t a bad thing as this is an honest and sometimes sweet coming of age tale for a fresh college grad. James has a plan. As his graduation present his parents are supposed to help fund his trip to Europe […]

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