Apr
16
2008

Movie Review: Gone Baby Gone (2007)

Powerful Casey Affleck plays a young detective hired to find a woman’s abducted niece.  But his partner/wife is reluctant to take the case because she doesn’t want to be the one to find a dead girl in a dumpster somewhere.  After seeing the girl’s picture, they break down and take the three-day old case. The […]

Apr
10
2008

Movie Review: Rescue Dawn (2007)

Needs Rescuing Christian Bale stars as Dieter Dengler, an Air Force Ranger that gets shot down over Laos during a pre-Vietnam black ops mission.  His capture, torture and rescue comprise the plot to this real-life story of the human spirit. Bale plays a very complex character in what turns out to be an extremely slow […]

Apr
03
2008

Movie Review: Superbad (2007)

Judd Apatow turns out a surprising winner with this hilarious high school movie.  The characters in Superbad are indelible to the very end and make this movie work on many levels.  Their mishaps, dialogue and personalities drive the plot forward, amusing you the entire trip. Superbad is a typical high school story, via American Pie, […]

Mar
26
2008

Movie Review: For Your Consideration (2006)

Mockuliscious For Your Consideration centers its parody-style story around the filming of Home For Purim and the Oscar buzz that surrounds it. Christopher Guest and his usual crew of merry makers churn out yet another great mockumentary, this time about the movie industry itself.  Home For Purim is the imaginary movie being shot within For […]

Mar
20
2008

Movie Review: We Are Marshall (2006)

This is the adaptation of the true story of the demise and rebirth of the Marshall University football program after a plane crash kills 99% of the players and coaches and support staff. Hands down, one of the best sports movies I’ve ever seen.  Based on a true story, We Are Marshall delivers a heart-wrenching […]

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