Movie Review: Lincoln

Movie Review: Lincoln

Today, Abraham Lincoln is considered one of the finest presidents in American history, but the challenges he faced during his presidency were enormous and historic. Steven Spielberg’s film “Lincoln” portrays just ¬†small portion of the man’s...
Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises

Movie Review: The Dark Knight Rises

The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy comes in the form of The Dark Knight Rises. Christian Bale reprises his role as Bruce Wayne, and most of the primary cast returns as well, while newcomers¬†Marion Cotillard (Miranda Tate), Tom Hardy...
Movie Review: The Hunger Games

Movie Review: The Hunger Games

Preface: I have not read any of the books that this film is based on, so this review is an unbiased one of the movie itself, and not a comparison of the film to the book. The Hunger Games, based on the book of the same name, is the latest book series to make the...
Movie Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Movie Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

The second outing of Sherlock Holmes in modern movie form comes in “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows”, and once again stars Robert Downey, Jr. as Sherlock Holmes, Jude Law as his estimable companion Dr. Watson, and adds star Jared Harris (Mad Men) as...
Movie Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Movie Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

The trend of series reboots continues with “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” which saw itself renamed from its original title, “Rise of the Apes”. Though this film is neither a prequel, nor a sequel to the “Apes” franchise,...
Movie Review: The Hangover – Part II

Movie Review: The Hangover – Part II

The sequel to the most successful R-rated comedy of all time received a tremendous amount of hype, and had huge shoes to fill. Did Part II recapture the magic of the first Hangover? Did it live up to the hyper, or even surpass it? Was it even a good movie? It’s...
Movie Review: The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

Movie Review: The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

We went to see this movie over the weekend. It wasn’t a good sign that we were the only ones in the theater. And I do mean the ONLY ones in the theater. Total take for our showing: $18. Granted, we were in a theater known for its small audiences, and it’s...