Newsletter subscribe

Gone Baby Gone

by zac / Published: October 31, 2007 at 9:12 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Another movie dealing with the loss of a child, this one excels on pretty much every level. Gone Baby Gone is an adaptation of the Dennis Lehane(Mystic River) novel by Ben Affleck in his directorial debut. I have always been a fan of Affleck and I am glad that he does a great job here […]

read more

Reservation Road

by zac / Published: October 31, 2007 at 8:50 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This Oscar hopeful unfortunately falls short. Joaquin Phoenix and Mark Ruffalo star in this serious drama about the effect of a hit and run can have on the two parties involved; the grieving family and the runner. Ruffalo plays the runner and i good as always. Playing the tortured soul to a great effect, we […]

read more

The Nightmare Before Christmas in 3-D

by zac / Published: October 21, 2007 at 10:10 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

I’ll keep this one short. The Tim Burton produced stop-motion animated musical is a classic and one of the best of it’s kind. Jack Skelington tries to convince Halloweentown to throw Christmas instead of Halloween so Jack can feel something new in his life. I view this as a Christmas movie, but people celebrate this […]

read more

The Darjeeling Limited

by zac / Published: October 21, 2007 at 3:37 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

I need to start off this review with a disclaimer, I love Wes Anderson’s films, love, love, love them, and I love this one too, but I will try to be unbiased and will write this review with average movie fan and not as a Wes Anderson fanatic.So The Darjeeling Limited is a train, and […]

read more

Dumbledore is Gay; not that there’s anything wrong with that.

by zac / Published: October 21, 2007 at 3:08 pm   /   Local, Movie News

Apparently when reviewing the script for Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince J.K. Rowling came across a change from her book that she couldn’t let pass; similar to Kreacher almost getting cut from Order of the Phoenix. The writers added a past love interest for Dumbledore, in flashbacks, and Rowling sent them a note […]

read more

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford

by zac / Published: October 19, 2007 at 11:04 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

What we have here is an amazing, gripping, and fantastically produced piece of cinema, The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford is one of, if not the best, film I have seen all year. Now there is a lot of time left in the year, and a lot of good looking movies […]

read more

Into the Wild

by zac / Published: October 17, 2007 at 8:51 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Sean Penn directs his first movie in six years and knocks it out of the park. Into the Wild follows the post graduate life of Christopher McCandless, an Emory graduate that decides to give up everything he has and set off on a life of tramping around the country in an attempt to rediscover himself.When […]

read more

COOLEST DVD EVER!!!!!

by zac / Published: October 16, 2007 at 11:18 am   /   Local, Movie News

So it’s Tuesday, which means its time to buy some DVD’s. There were two on the menu today, the Two Disc Transformers and the second part of Grindhouse: Planet Terror.I decide to go to Target today to buy my movies, which is a bit odd for me as usually you will find me at Best […]

read more

Michael Clayton

by zac / Published: October 14, 2007 at 11:08 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This is the kind of movie we need more of, intelligent thrillers, that keeps you guessing, constantly engages you in the picture, and doesn’t take the audiences knowledge for granted.Tony Gilroy, writer of the Bourne movies, makes his directorial debut here and does a fantastic job and he made his job a lot easier by […]

read more

We Own the Night

by zac / Published: October 14, 2007 at 10:44 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This cop drama is pretty much standard fare across the board story board with nothing we haven’t seen before. I think one thing that took a bit away from me on this movie was that the preview gave way too much away. But anyways, the lead, Joaquin Phoenix, does some great work here and is […]

read more