Reviews

Joshua (2007)

Posted: August 4, 2008 at 6:51 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Joshua is the title of a movie directed by George Ratliff and starring, Sam Rockwell, the father Brad Cairn (of Galaxy Quest and the Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy fame), Vera Farmiga, the mother Abby Cairn (Matt Damon’s love interest in the Departed), Dallas Roberts, the uncle Ned Davidoff (of 3:10 to Yuma fame), and […]

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Step Brothers

Posted: August 2, 2008 at 5:50 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

It’s not often that you get to see John C. Reily and Will Farrell making fools out of themselves, acting like a couple of goofballs… or, eh….. Step Brothers is the story of, you guessed it, two step brothers. 39 year old Dale (Reily), and 40 year old Brennan (Farrell), are a couple of adults […]

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Eastern Promises

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 5:49 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Eastern Promises (2007) Gruesome, dark, harsh, extremely painful, powerful and hopeful—all begin and ultimately describe the emotional and visual impact of viewing Eastern Promises a recent release from director, David Cronenberg. Actor Vigo Mortensen, of Lord of the Rings and History of Violence fame is Nikolai Luzhin, an undercover police officer trying to infiltrate a […]

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Black Snake Moan

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 2:49 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Black Snake Moan (2007) Black Snake Moan is the title of a movie starring, Samuel L. Jackson, Christina Ricci, and Justin Timberlake. This sexually provocative film was directed by Craig Brewer, famous or infamous for Hustle and Flow which won the Audience Award at the Sundance Film Festival in 2005. Black Snake Moan is provocative […]

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300

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 12:47 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Movie Review – 300 (2007) If ever there was a battle driven movie worth its weight in mayhem and dead bodies it is 300. A movie so titled because it refers to the 300 Spartan warriors who decided to take on the largest army on earth coming out of Persia in 480 B.C. Director Zack […]

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Ghost Town

Posted: July 31, 2008 at 12:07 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Ricky Gervais teams with David Koepp to make a great debut as a film lead for American audiences in a film that is a bit familiar but fresh and funny enough to keep you entertained. Frank (Greg Kinnear) is walking along the streets of New York having a cell phone conversation with his wife, followed […]

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Batman Begins

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 3:10 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Christopher Nolan reboots and revitalizes a dying franchise that takes the source material seriously and creates one of the better comic book origin films to date. Christian Bale stars as Bruce Wayne who has purposefully got himself thrown into prison and entered a life of crime to train and learn how to get back at […]

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My Blueberry Nights

Posted: July 28, 2008 at 10:28 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Wong Kar Wai makes his American debut with this sweet and very good little picture about love, finding it, losing it, and fighting it. Elizabeth (Norah Jones) is down on her luck, her lover is with someone else, and worse she finds this out third party from a diner owner, Jeremy (Jude Law), that over […]

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Cloverfield

Posted: July 24, 2008 at 12:44 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

When you think of a cinematic thriller – full of chases, explosions, guns, and something terrorizing New York City – there is no better way to describe it than “Cloverfield.” Well… maybe not. But remember what Mom said – don’t judge a book by its cover. First off, one thing that I have to say […]

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The Dark Knight

Posted: July 24, 2008 at 8:46 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

There aren’t many people who haven’t heard of The Dark Knight, Christopher Nolan’s followup to 2005’s Batman Begins. The hype surrounding it has been tremendous, even more so after the tragic death of one of its leads, Heath Ledger. Many times when hype surrounds a movie as much as this one it becomes an impossible […]

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