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Persepolis and The Diving Bell and the Butterfly on DVD

by zac / Published: June 24, 2008 at 8:40 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

Here are a couple of great movies now available to rent. Both French, both true stories, and both are wonderful films. Head down to check them out at your local shop now! Persepolis This adaptation of the graphic novel of the same name is an excellent film that infuses history and humor through the eyes […]

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The Incredible Hulk

by zac / Published: June 20, 2008 at 12:32 pm   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Edward Norton stars in the “reboot” of the Hulk franchise and is a solid second effort from Marvel Studios working as an independent studio.Now, to add some background for my take on this film, I was a fan of Ang Lee’s Hulk. The action was awesome, crazy, and a bit over the top, but it […]

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Links of the Week!

by zac / Published: June 20, 2008 at 10:04 am   /   Local, Movie News

A new feature I am going to try and keep up on around here is a round up of links and things I think are worth checking out around the web about Film and DVD’s, so keep an eye out for this new posting at least once a week! Links, Links, and more Links!!! -Robert […]

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Get Smart

by zac / Published: June 19, 2008 at 9:38 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Steve Carell stars as Maxwell Smart in this classic TV show adaptation that falls fairly flat unless a joke or gag involves the lead character.Maxwell Smart is an analyst for the secret government organization, Control, which monitors and international activity, especially that of Chaos, which has plans for world domination. Max finally has a high […]

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“I’m Not There” on DVD

by zac / Published: June 16, 2008 at 11:11 am   /   DVD News, Local

Another little seen gem that deserves some attention now that it is out on DVD, so check out my original review below, which holds true after a second viewing. I’m Not There The new film by Todd Haynes is as about as unique and as ambitious as one can get. Based off the songs, stories […]

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OSS 117: Cairo, Nest of Spies

by zac / Published: June 13, 2008 at 9:52 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

This French send up of Bond/Spy films is a mostly successful effort that provides the laughs and plays its cards right on most occasions.We open up on a scene of Hubert Bonisseur (OSS 117) and his partner Jack Jefferson during WWII as they steal a set of blue prints from a Nazi officer, in a […]

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Kung Fu Panda

by zac / Published: June 9, 2008 at 11:03 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

The latest addition to the DreamWorks Animation catalog is one of their best, coming not far behind Shrek as one of their best efforts yet.The film is about the training and ascension of a wannabe Kung Fu Master, Po, an overweight Panda that worships the Furious Five and the Masters of the Jade Temple that […]

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Religulous Trailer

by zac / Published: June 9, 2008 at 10:30 am   /   Film, Local

This looks fantastic, unless you are a big believer in faith, then you might want to stay away. Religulous Way up on my must see list this year!

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“Control” on DVD

by zac / Published: June 9, 2008 at 10:28 am   /   DVD News, Local, Movie Reviews

I reviewd this film last winter, and put it in my top 10 of last year, and I thought I should bring it back into the public eye now that it is finally on DVD. So go rent Control, a wonderful film by Anton Corbijn that deserves to be discovered by film and music fans […]

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The Fall

by zac / Published: June 6, 2008 at 11:05 am   /   Local, Movie Reviews

Director Tarsem creates a beautiful piece of visual art that is slightly marred by a shaky story that is a bit all over the place, even if the story defining the story is supposed make things erratic, it still doesn’t quite work all the way (I promise that sentence will make sense by the end […]

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