Category Archives: 2010s

My anxiety and The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Hi all, I thought I would divert from my usual film reviews for a post. I wanted to share a column piece I wrote for my college newspaper, the Algonquin Times, last semester about my anxieties in high school and how … Continue reading

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X-Men: First Class (2011)

Released: June 3, 2011. Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Runtime: 132 min. X-Men: First Class opens with what opened the original X-Men, but Matthew Vaughn adds his own stylish direction to it and extends … Continue reading

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Rio (2011)

Release Date: April 15, 2011. Director: Carlos Saldanha. Stars (voices): Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, Jamie Foxx. Runtime: 96 min. Blue Sky Studios produces decent animated movies; from the Ice Age flicks to Horton Hears a Who! to Epic. The studio is just … Continue reading

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I Spit on Your Grave (2010)

Released: October 8, 2010. Directed by: Steven R. Monroe. Starring: Sarah Butler, Jeff Branson, Andrew Howard. Runtime: 108 min. Steven R. Monroe’s I Spit on Your Grave is the remake of Meir Zarchi’s 1978 film Day of the Woman, a film … Continue reading

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Red State (2011)

Released: September 29, 2011. Directed by: Kevin Smith. Starring: Michael Parks, Melissa Leo, John Goodman. Runtime: 88 min. I must give respect writer/director Kevin Smith for giving us something we haven’t seen from him before. There’s only one laugh in … Continue reading

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Kick-Ass (2010)

Released: April 16, 2010. Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: Aaron Johnson, Nicolas Cage, Chloë Grace Moretz. Runtime: 117 min. The superhero niche genre is a prominent one in Hollywood these days. Whether it follows a big name hero like Batman … Continue reading

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Just Go With It (2011)

Released: February 11, 2011. Director: Dennis Dugan. Stars: Adam Sandler, Jennifer Aniston, Nicole Kidman. Runtime: 117 min. One can only watch an Adam Sandler flick so many times before it gets worn out. Apparently, one could only watch “Just Go … Continue reading

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