Reviews

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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The Duchess

Posted: October 1, 2008 at 12:07 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Keira Knightley stars in this new period film that keeps a quick pace, doesn’t try to be overly eloquent and pompous and strikes a cord at being kind of a new breed of costume drama that was most recently seen with Marie Antoinette, for a very successful experience.Georgiana (Knightley) was daughter of a wealthy family […]

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Eagle Eye

Posted: September 26, 2008 at 12:01 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

The new film from D.J. Caruso is a solid action/spyish/thriller that would have done better service to itself if it had just been a bit more original.Jerry Shaw (Shia LaBeouf) is a Copy Cabana employee, he is struggling to make rent, and he has just found out his twin brother has died. Rachel Hollman (Michelle […]

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Nights in Rodanthe

Posted: September 25, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This adaptation of the Nicholas Sparks novel succeeds at being an entertaining and engaging romance film that stays away from sap and cliché’s of the genre, but still kind of prescribes to the formula.Adrienne (Diane Lane) is a separated mother with two kids who is heading to Rodanthe for a weekend to cover running a […]

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Towelhead

Posted: September 25, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Alan Ball’s feature directing debut is an edgy and biting look at suburbia and the coming of age story of a young girl in this awkward and interesting environment.Jasira is a Lebanese/White girl who lives with her mom in Syracuse, and after a shaving incident with her Mom’s boyfriend; she decides to ship her off […]

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Sex and the City

Posted: September 24, 2008 at 10:00 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Sex and the City hits the big screen and unfortunately fizzles as a stand alone film due to a bloated run time and a lack of comic balance that made the show as good as it was.The film picks up a few years after the shows finale, Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker) is still with big […]

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Burn After Reading

Posted: September 11, 2008 at 10:01 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

The Coen Bros. latest is an exercise in pitch black humor and absurdity that, after a bit of adjustment, is a solid comedy with some great work by the actors involved.Osborne Cox (John Malkovich) is a recently demoted CIA agent who decides quit and writes his memoirs instead. His wife, Katie (Tilda Swinton), is cheating […]

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Zodiac (2007)

Posted: September 7, 2008 at 7:00 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Spoilers Zodiac is a film based on the reality of collected historical facts of actual murders that took place back in the late 1960s and 1970s in Northern California. These facts and assessment of facts from numerous sources, e.g., law enforcement officials, newspaper reporters, writing experts, and others—are the backbone of this movie drama. Unfortunately […]

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21

Posted: September 4, 2008 at 12:11 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

21 is the worst film I have seen in years and it astonishes me that so many people recommended this film to me. The film follows an MIT student, Ben (Jim Sturgess) who is trying to find a way to get enough money to go to Harvard Med School and has no where to turn. […]

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