Looper Release Date: September 28, 2012 Director: Rian Johnson Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Bruce Willis, Emily Blunt Runtime: 118 min Tagline: Face your future. Fight your past. Johnson brings us action, and science fiction, moviegoers one heck of a unique ride. It is the year 2042, where time travel hasn’t been invented quite yet. Thirty years … Continue reading Looper (2012)
Month: September 2012
Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World review.
Spy Kids: All the Time in the World (2D TV Screening) Release Date: August 19, 2011 Director: Robert Rodriguez Stars: Jessica Alba, Jeremy Piven, Joel McHale Runtime: 89 min Tagline: Saving the world is their idea of family time. Robert Rodriguez: Director, often great screen writer, some of his best work includes Sin City, Grindhouse, … Continue reading Spy Kids 4: All the Time in the World review.
Holes Release Date: April 18, 2003 Director: Andrew Davis Stars: Shia LaBeouf, Jon Voight, Sigourney Weaver Runtime: 117 min Tagline: The adventure is down there… start digging April 18. It’s a nice and unpredictable children’s flick that even adults can enjoy. Stanley Yelnats the Fourth (Shia LaBeouf) is a poor young teenager who has a … Continue reading Holes
The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
The Dark Knight Rises Release Date: July 20, 2012 Director: Christopher Nolan Stars: Christian Bale, Tom Hardy, Anne Hathaway Runtime: 165 min Tagline: A fire will rise. This one was quite impressive. Eight years after Batman took the fall for Harvey Dent’s crimes, a new terrorist leader has come to the surface in Gotham. … Continue reading The Dark Knight Rises (2012)
Apparently, I've reached 55 reviews on here! I missed the 50 review mark, oops. 55 reviews and 50 followers (WordPress and Twitter combined). Sweet. Also, I'm going to take off my 'Upcoming Film Reviews' page, because I just fall behind on updating it for the week. And the element of surprise can be pretty nice, … Continue reading Editor’s Note
Unpolished Review: 50 First Dates
50 First Dates Release Date: February 13, 2004 Director: Peter Segal Stars: Adam Sandler, Drew Barrymore, Rob Schneider Runtime: 99 min Tagline: Imagine having to win over the girl of your dreams... every friggin' day. [Note: I wrote this review early on when I wasn't writing a whole lot for reviews, so I'm calling those an … Continue reading Unpolished Review: 50 First Dates
The Experiment (2010)
The Experiment Release Date: August 12, 2010 Director: Paul Scheuring Stars: Adrien Brody, Forest Whitaker, Cam Gigandet Runtime: 96 min It’s a decent film based on the Zimbardo experiment. Twenty-six men are chosen to participate in a psychological prison experiment. Half of them are appointed the role of guard, and the other half the role of … Continue reading The Experiment (2010)
House at the End of the Street (2012)
House at the End of the Street Release Date: September 21, 2012 Director: Mark Tonderai Stars: Jennifer Lawrence, Elisabeth Shue, Max Thieriot Runtime: 101 min Tagline: Fear reaches out… for the girl next door. It saddens me that my favourite part of this was the Argo trailer before the movie... Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) and her mother Sarah … Continue reading House at the End of the Street (2012)
Taken – A great action experience.
Taken Release Date: January 30, 2009 Director: Pierre Morel Stars: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen Runtime: 93 min Tagline: “I don’t know who you are, but if you don’t let my daughter go, I will find you and I will kill you.” It’s a great concept that sometimes doesn’t execute itself all that well, but … Continue reading Taken – A great action experience.
Mean Creek – One of my favourite independent film experiences.
Mean Creek Release Date: January 15, 2004 (Sundance Film Festival) Director: Jacob Aaron Estes Stars: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz Runtime: 90 min Tagline: Beneath the surface, everyone has a secret. After a young boy, Sam (Rory Culkin), is bullied by a troubled fat boy, George (Josh Peck); Sam’s brother, Rocky, and Marty concoct a … Continue reading Mean Creek – One of my favourite independent film experiences.