The Princess and the Frog (2009)

Directed by: Ron Clements, John Musker. Starring: Anika Noni Rose, Bruno Campos, Keith David. Released: December 11, 2009. Runtime: 1h 37 min. There are so many Disney films I still haven’t seen and 2009’s The Princess and the Frog was near the top of the list. The story follows a waitress named Tiana (Anika Noni … Continue reading The Princess and the Frog (2009)


Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

Released: June 24, 2009. Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel. Runtime: 150 min.The Autobots' relationship with the humans has strengthened. They're even helping them wipe out the remaining decepticons who may have stuck around after the first film, after Jon Voight thought everyone would believe nothing happened if they wiped … Continue reading Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009)

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Released: May 1, 2009. Directed by: Gavin Hood. Starring: Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber, Danny Huston. Runtime: 107 min. While a seasoned fan of the X-Men franchise will surely be disappointed by this film, I'm think a casual fan could be entertained. This is a popcorn flick more concerned with just giving its audience a mildly … Continue reading X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

Released: September 18, 2009. Directed by: Phil Lord, Chris Miller. Starring: Anna Faris, Bill Hader, Bruce Campbell. Runtime: 90 min. "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs" is, I'll admit, much better than I thought it would be. I had no interest in seeing it when it was initially released, because it sounded a bit too … Continue reading Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs (2009)

Fast and Furious Franchise Recap (2001-2013)

As you may have noticed, I've reviewed the entire Fast and Furious franchise so far in the past week and a bit. I thought I'd make a post for all the reviews, and only take my best one or two thoughts on each movie, in case you don't have time to read every review. Here we … Continue reading Fast and Furious Franchise Recap (2001-2013)

Fast & Furious (2009)

Fast & Furious Release Date: April 3, 2009 Director: Justin Lin Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster Runtime: 107 min Brian O'Conner, now working for the FBI in LA, teams up with Dominic Toretto to bring down a heroin importer by infiltrating his operation. This tries hard to be intelligent, and it works to … Continue reading Fast & Furious (2009)

Star Trek (2009)

Release Date: May 8, 2009 Director: J.J. Abrams Stars: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Leonard Nimoy Runtime: 127 min Throughout elementary school, my dad would turn on the TV at 5 P.M. to channel 50; the Space channel. That's the time Star Trek: The Next Generation (or whichever Star Trek TV show it was) would play. … Continue reading Star Trek (2009)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009)

Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant Release Date: October 23, 2009 Director: Paul Weitz Stars: John C. Reilly, Josh Hutcherson, Chris Massoglia Runtime: 109 min Teenager, Darren Shan, meets a mysterious man at a freak show who turns out to be a Vampire. After a series of events Darren must leave his normal life and … Continue reading Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant (2009)

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.