Reviews

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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The Bank Job on DVD

Posted: July 23, 2008 at 8:40 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

The Bank Job is one of the better films of 08 and a lot of people missed it this spring. It is out to rent now and I think you guys should definitely check it out. Here is my theatrical review! The Bank Job Roger Donaldson’s latest is one of his more successful filmmaking endeavors […]

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Hellboy II: The Golden Army

Posted: July 11, 2008 at 8:56 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Guillermo del Toro returns to the comic franchise Hellboy and he has crafted a fantastical, action packed, and hilarious film that is the best live action entry of the Summer and possibly the year.I can not sing the praises of this film enough. This film opens with a young Hellboy being read a bedtime story […]

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Archival Review: Hellboy: The Directors Cut

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 1:54 pm   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Hellboy is an excellent comic adaptation for Guillermo del Toro, with Hellboy being one the funniest and most original superheroes ever created. Professor Broom (John Hurt) is a paranormal adviser to FDR during WWII and leads the investigation of the Nazi’s pursuits into obtaining paranormal weapons and exploits. Upon coming across an experiment of the […]

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Wanted

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 12:46 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Timur Bekmambetov brings Mark Millar’s graphic novel to life in a visually stunning and entertaining film that comes off a bit rushed and short changed on material.Wesley Gibson (James McAvoy) is going no where in life. His girlfriend is cheating on him with his best friend, he hates his job, and he hates his boss […]

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Hancock

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 11:24 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Will Smith’s latest is a definitely entertaining but ultimately flawed film from Peter Berg that could have used a bit more breathing room and depth to the picture.On the surface, Hancock (Will Smith) is a disgruntled, drunk, and collateral damage magnet of a super hero that no one likes. The talk shows of LA are […]

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Wall-E

Posted: July 10, 2008 at 10:01 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Andrew Stanton and Pixar’s latest is right up there with the best of theirs, which is certainly saying something, as Wall-E is one of the best characters in cinema history.The humans have abandoned Earth and left behind an army of robots to clean up the mess. Wall-E is the last of these robots left to […]

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