29 Days of Romance, Review #17: Love Actually (2003)

Directed by: Richard Curtis. Starring: Hugh Grant, Martine McCutcheon, Emma Thompson. Runtime: 2h 15 min. Released: November 14, 2003 (original US release date). Love Actually follows the lives of eight different couples dealing with their love lives in various ways in loosely interrelated tales set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England. This … Continue reading 29 Days of Romance, Review #17: Love Actually (2003)


Run All Night (2015)

Released March 13, 2015. Directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Starring Liam Neeson, Ed Harris, Joel Kinnaman. Written by Brad Ingelsby. 1hr., 54 min. Vengeance and a father's love pair up on a long December night Featuring a visually pleasing style and packing a surprisingly emotional punch, Run All Night will please anyone looking for a concise … Continue reading Run All Night (2015)

The Nut Job (2014)

Released: January 17, 2014. Directed by: Peter Lepeniotis. Starring: Will Arnett, Brendan Fraser, Liam Neeson. Runtime: 85 min. Apparently, it takes three writers, two to write the screenplay and one to think of the story, to write a really bad animated movie tailored mostly for the kids' enjoyment. There's three mildly amusing laughs, but that's … Continue reading The Nut Job (2014)

The Lego Movie (2014)

Released: February 7, 2014. Directed by: Phil Lord, Christopher Miller. Starring: Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, Morgan Freeman. Runtime: 100 min. "The LEGO Movie" isn't just a great animated film, it's filled with humour and satirical jabs at corporate America, namely the leader of the lego world being called President Business; the fact that if you're … Continue reading The Lego Movie (2014)

Taken 2 (2012) Review

Taken 2 Release Date: October 5, 2012 Director: Olivier Megaton Stars: Liam Neeson, Famke Janssen, Maggie Grace Runtime: 92 min Tagline: First they took his daughter. Now they're coming for him. I had a bit too much fun trashing this one. Taken 2 is an occasionally enjoyable, but generally unsatisfying, sequel. Bryan Mills is going … Continue reading Taken 2 (2012) Review

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)

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.

The Grey (2012)

The Grey Release Date: January 27, 2012 Director: Joe Carnahan Stars: Liam Neeson, Dermot Mulroney, Frank Grillo Runtime: 117 min Tagline: Live or die on this day. The Grey was a pleasant surprise. After their plane crashes in the Alaskan wilderness, six oil-workers are led to survival by a skilled huntsman (Neeson). What they soon find … Continue reading The Grey (2012)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)

The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe Release Date: December 9, 2005 Director: Andrew Adamson Stars: Tilda Swinton, Georgie Henley, William Moseley Runtime: 143 min Tagline: The beloved masterpiece comes to life December 9. It's a pretty great fantasy children's and family film. I wasn't aware that this was actually based … Continue reading The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe (2005)