Tag Archives: Action

Immortals

Director: Tarsem Singh Notable Cast: Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, Stephen Dorff, Freida Pinto, Luke Evans, John Hurt Rating: R Review:  THIS…IS…PRETTY MUCH…SPARTA!  With a shavings less effort put into ab enhancement and a smidgen more emphasis on the “Man vs. Gods” … Continue reading

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Rise of the Planet of the Apes

Director: Rupert Wyatt Notable Cast: James Franco, Freida Pinto, John Lithgow, Brian Cox, Tom Felton, Andy Serkis Rating: PG-13 Review: In a franchise where there have been numerous spin offs and sequels, no one thought to go back to where … Continue reading

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Blitz

Director: Elliot Lester Notable Cast: Jason Statham, Paddy Considine, Aidan Gillen Rating: R Review: “A rough and tumble hitman/cop is hunting an evil businessman/criminal/rival for revenge/money/survival…unless he is the criminal. Then he’s robbing someone evil/a bank.”  Pick one, and you’ve … Continue reading

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Attack The Block

Director: Joe Cornish Notable Cast: Nick Frost, Jodie Whittaker, John Boyega, Luke Treadaway, Alex Esmail Rating: R Review:  Every once in a while a film comes along that is such a blast to watch, you really don’t care about any … Continue reading

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Captain America

Director: Joe Johnston Notable Cast: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Sebastian Stan, Stanley Tucci, Toby Jones Rating: PG-13 Review:  Captain America: protector of the American way.  Without him how could we enjoy things like good ol’ … Continue reading

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Green Lantern

Director: Martin Campbell Notable Cast: Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively, Peter Sarsgaard, Mark Strong, Tim Robbins, Angela Bassett, Michael Clarke Duncan (Voice), Geoffrey Rush (Voice) Rating: PG-13 Review:  When a film makes you unintentionally laugh in the first 5 minutes, it’s … Continue reading

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Super 8

Director: J.J. Abrams Notable Cast: Joel Courtney, Elle Fanning, Kyle Chandler, Riley Griffiths, Ryan Lee, Ron Eldard, Noah Emmerich Rating: PG-13 Review:  Last weekend J.J. Abrams’ newest guessing game hit theaters, ending all the questions circling around yet another successful … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Panda 2

Director: Jennifer Yuh Notable Cast (Voice): Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Seth Rogen, Jackie Chan, David Cross, Dustin Hoffman, Gary Oldman, Lucy Liu Rating: PG Rating:  If you watch zero TV during the day and don’t follow any movie news blogs…surprise! … Continue reading

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Fast Five

Director: Justin Lin Notable Cast: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Dwayne Johnson, Joaquim de Almeida Rating: PG-13 Review:  Some franchises struggle just to make three movies.  Fast and the Furious managed to make it to five … Continue reading

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Super

Director: James Gunn Notable Cast: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Kevin Bacon, Nathan Fillion Rating: R Review:  What do you get when you mix Kick Ass with a Troma trained writer/director?  Rainn Wislon dressed in a superhero costume beating … Continue reading

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