My Review- Jack Reacher

“Jack Reacher” is Tom Cruise’s newest movie putting him in the role of a former military special agent who is called upon by a guy accused of brutally murdering 5 people with a long range rifle, but no one knows … Continue reading

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My Review- The Guilt Trip

Barbra Streisand makes her return to the big screen for the first time since she was in “The Mirror with Two Faces” in 1996, with comic genius Seth Rogen in this light hearted holiday comedy offering, “THE GUILT TRIP”. Playing … Continue reading

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My Review- Not Fade Away

I love it when I go to see a movie with low expectations and I leave with a smile on my face after being surprised by a really good movie! “Not Fade Away” is one of those movies! Set in … Continue reading

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My Review- Playing for Keeps

I usually try to find something good to say about each movie I see and review. The best thing I can say about this movie is, “Thank God it’s only an hour and forty five minutes long. I hate story … Continue reading

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My Review- Men In Black 3

In this third excursion into the ridiculous ongoing fight with aliens living among us on earth, Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, and Josh Brolin, as a younger K, Tommy Lee Jones’ character, continue their battle to save Earth from alien … Continue reading

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My Review- Les Miserables (the movie)

Of all the Broadway musicals that I’ve seen over the years, LES MIS was never one that I thought I would like, in spite of the beautiful music from it, such as the song which catapulted Susan Boyle to international … Continue reading

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My Review- The Collection

Horror movie fans will delight in this latest offering from writer/director Marcus Dunstan in his latest collaboration with co-writer Patrick Melton, THE COLLECTION. This is a sequel to the 2009 movie, THE COLLECTOR which ended with Arkin, played by Josh … Continue reading

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My Review- Life of Pi

Maybe it’s because of the hype of the advertising, or maybe because of the comparisons being made to “AVATAR”, but after paying to go see “LIFE OF PI” on opening weekend, I have to say I came away somewhat disappointed. … Continue reading

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My Review- Rise of the Guardians

It is so comforting to know that everyone on earth is under the watch and protection of THE GUARDIANS, those mystical, magical beings that we all learn about early in life that give us something to believe in: Santa Claus, … Continue reading

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My Review- Looper

Fans of Joseph Gordon Leavitt may have a difficult time recognizing him after his transformation into a younger version of Bruce Willis in this time travel thriller directed by Rian Johnson, previous director of “Brick” and “The Brothers Bloom”. Set … Continue reading

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My Review- Cloud Atlas

In one of the most expensive independent films ever made with a budget over $100,000, Tom Hanks and Halle Berry headline a stellar cast, each playing 6 roles in 6 separate but connected storylines spread across 5 centuries in the … Continue reading

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My Review- The Sessions

Based on the true story of Mark O’brien who was ravaged by polio and at age six was paralyzed from the neck down. He could only breathe with the aid of an iron lung, where he spent most of his … Continue reading

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My Review- Here Comes The Boom!

The plight of our education system in the United States is well known, running the gamut from dedicated teachers who give it their all to the lackadaisical types who just don’t care. Sadly, the latter are more in the majority, … Continue reading

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My Review- Seven Psychopaths

I wasn’t sure what to expect going into this movie. I saw Colin Farrell on a late night talk show and he said it was made by the same director who he worked with on “IN BRUGES” back in 2008. … Continue reading

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My Review- Chasing Mavericks

I honestly cannot remember the last time a movie brought tears to my eyes, but CHASING MAVERICKS brought my emotions to the surface more than once. Based upon the true story of Jay Moriarty, a surfing legend who was 16 … Continue reading

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My Review- Dredd 3D- Ultimate Judgment

Great use of the 3D effects, keeping true to the original graphic novel, and awesome CGI seamlessly integrated with fine acting makes this remake of the classic “Judge Dredd” movie with Sylvester Stallone well worth seeing! Set in the future … Continue reading

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My Review- End of Watch with Jake Gyllenhaal & Michael Pena

Jake Gyllenhaal and Michael Pena give great performances in this cop thriller based in Los Angeles. In spite of the fact that much of the movie is filmed using the hand-held camera style of Cloverfield or Paranormal Activity, which I … Continue reading

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My Review- ParaNorman

ParaNorman is a cute, 3D stop-motion comedy thriller about a misfit little kid who starts out the movie watching TV with his dead grandmother and his own family’s disbelief of his stories and criticizing and making fun of him sets … Continue reading

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My Review- Total Recall with Colin Farrell

In this remake of the 1990 classic starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Colin Farrell takes on the role of Douglas Quaid, a factory worker who is having insomnia because of dreams that keep haunting him. Where the original Sci-fi action movie was … Continue reading

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My Review- The Watch with Ben Stiller & Jonah Hill

Once again, I have to premise this movie review with a disclaimer… I’m generally NOT a big fan of Ben Stiller or Jonah Hill. Jonah did a great job in 21 Jump Street earlier this year, so I was at … Continue reading

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