Movie Reviews

Rachel Getting Married

Posted: October 28, 2008 at 9:17 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Jonathan Demme’s latest is a wonderful look at the reunion and attempted mending of semi-dysfunctional family that harbors lots of hidden grief and angst, and is overbear one another with their coping of a tragedy.Kym (Anne Hathaway) sits on a bench, awaiting her pick up from rehab, so she can go to the festivities leading […]

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Pride and Glory

Posted: October 23, 2008 at 1:59 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Ed Norton’s latest is a brutal dirty cop drama that never really settles into itself and can be a bit all over the place, yet remains entertaining for the most part.Ray Tierney (Ed Norton) comes from a family of cops, but is kind of the outsider of his family at this point and juncture. His […]

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W.

Posted: October 16, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Oliver Stone’s look at the political coming of age of the current President George W. Bush is an entertaining, engaging, and fairly unbiased look at the life of one of the most interesting political figures ever.George W. Bush (Josh Brolin) didn’t always want to be a politician, his family was politics though, over the course […]

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Sex Drive

Posted: October 16, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This new addition to the teen sex comedy genre packs a few pretty good laughs, but ultimately brings little or nothing new to the table.Ian is kind of a dork, he has a couple close friends and a longing for a girls privates. He has an online chat partner where he is posing as a […]

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The Visitor

Posted: October 15, 2008 at 12:16 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Richard Jenkins stars in this touching drama about a man finding himself in the midst of an immigration mess with his unexpected roommates upon his return to NYC.Walter (Richard Jenkins) is a lonely professor in Connecticut; he lives the day paint by numbers and carries on getting from one day to another. Struggling to attempt […]

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Appaloosa

Posted: October 14, 2008 at 8:14 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Ed Harris directs another solid entry into the new era of Westerns and it fits right in with 3:10 to Yuma and The Assassination of Jesse James in terms of both quality and entertainment.Randall Bragg (Jeremy Irons) is a well to do entrepreneur and gang leader in the New Mexico Territory and he is confronted […]

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Choke

Posted: October 13, 2008 at 12:27 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

The adaptation of the Chuck Palahniuk novel of the same name is a well made and humorous adventure in the life of a sex addict, but as a reader and lover of the book, I feel like it didn’t quite touch the greatness of the source material.With that said, Clark Gregg’s adaptation will most certainly […]

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Body of Lies

Posted: October 9, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Ridley Scott brings in a couple of A-listers in Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe to take a shot at the spy globe trotting genre, and what we get is a very real feeling and superbly made film that will keep you guessing until the end.Roger Ferris (DiCaprio) is a C.I.A. operative in the middle east […]

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Flash of Genius

Posted: October 2, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Flash of Genius is a serious drama about the true life struggles of Bob Kearns who had to fight the major motor companies for vindication on his creation, and the results are a solid offering, even though it might be a bit of heavy material. Bob Kearns (Greg Kinnear) is an engineering professor who was […]

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Religulous

Posted: October 2, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Bill Maher and Larry Charles bring the funny with this documentary that looks at religion and the absurdity that people let guide their beliefs and views on politics.Now, I will say this right now, if you hold any religious belief’s this film might offend you, in fact, I can almost guarantee it, but if you […]

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