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Friday, October 20, 2017

“Argo” Review

Through most of film history, audiences have been attracted to films based on true stories. They want to see something that really happened and feel like they were there. Though these films often exaggerate...

“Taken 2” Review

Stepping up to the box office four years after “Taken,” “Taken 2” had the potential to improve upon the foundation laid down by its predecessor. At least it did until Luc Besson and Robert...

“Hotel Transylvania” Movie Review

Director Genndy Tartakovsky (creator of Dexter's Laboratory and Samurai Jack) introduces audiences to the latest and rather unfortunate spin on the classic exemplar of vampire legends, Dracula. Instead of stalking the night for warm-blooded...

“Sleepwalk With Me” Movie Review

The undeniably talented Ira Glass, known for his work on “This American Life,” a radio show about real people and their real lives, has taken his work to the big screen with his film,...

“Dredd 3D” Movie Review

Just see this movie. Really, if you are a fan of action movies or just want to have some solid entertainment for an hour and a half, treat yourself to “Dredd 3D.” I know...

“Moonrise Kingdom” Movie Review

On a cozy island located near New England, 12-year-olds Sam Shakusky and Suzy Bishop have begun writing letters to one another.  On the surface, Sam and Suzy appear to be much like any ordinary...

“The Dictator” Movie Review

“The Dictator” is the first feature written by Sacha Baron Cohen that is not focused on one of the personalities that he created on “Da Ali G Show.” Also setting it apart from his...

“Dark Shadows” Movie Review

Like every other Tim Burton movie, “Dark Shadows” features charismatic, quirky and energetic characters against a drab, dark and washed out backdrop. In the film, Burton favorite Johnny Depp is bathed in a gallon of...

“The Five Year Engagement” Movie Review

“The Five Year Engagement” is a new romantic comedy by director Nicolas Stoller, known for “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” (2008) and “Get Him to The Greek” (2010). The film features returning star Jason Segel and...

“The Avengers” Movie Review

If anything can be said of “The Avengers,” it's Joss Whedon doesn't mess around. The cult favorite and multi-talented director took the gargantuan task of assembling the Avengers and transformed it to one of...