Mar
06
2008

Movie Review: Blood Diamond (2006)

Sparkling The plot of Blood Diamond centers around the smuggling of conflict diamonds from the war-ravaged Sierre Leone into the world economy.   Leonardo DiCaprio plays the smuggler who discovers a refugee that knows the whereabouts of a 100 carat raw diamond and braves everything to retrieve it from a land deluged in civil war. A […]

Feb
22
2008

Movie Review: Disturbia (2007)

Although not an original idea (see Hitchcock: Rear Window), Disturbia has some interesting characters and plot twists.  Shia LaBeouf is a disturbed teenager who is sentenced to house arrest and witnesses (or imagines) a murder in his neighbor’s house.  Befriended by a new young hottie neighbor, Sarah Roemer, they set out with his best friend […]

Feb
13
2008

Movie Review: Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Ocean’s Thirteen is the third in a series of con films beginning with Ocean’s Eleven and Ocean’s Twelve.  Ocean (played by George Clooney) organizes a group of grifters and attempts to swindle a casino owner. Excellently produced and every bit as good as Ocean’s Eleven.  All the gang’s back except Julia Roberts and you never […]

Jan
28
2008

Movie Review: Hot Fuzz (2007)

Bloody Hilarious Hot Fuzz is a British comedy brought to you by the director and writer of Shaun of the Dead, this movie is drop-dead hilarious and wonderfully well-produced.  One of the funniest movies I’ve seen in a long time, Hot Fuzz serves up that dry humor the Brits are so well-known for. A strict […]

Jan
16
2008

Movie Review: Spider-Man 3 (2007)

Gayness Personified Spider-man 1 didn’t trip my trigger and Spider-man 2 slightly redeemed the series.  But Spider-man 3 was the gayest of all three.  With such cheap tricks as an unexplained meteorite, short-term amnesia and hullaballoo science via a particle accelerator … Spiderman 3 dips deep into Hollywood’s wastebasket.  Add to that a cobbled-together plot […]

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