Tag Archives: Adventure

The Expendables 2

Director: Simon West Notable Cast: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Dolph Lundgren, Terry Crews, Bruce Willis, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Liam Hemsworth, Randy Couture, Chuck Norris, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Nan Yu Rating: R Review:  Longest.  Casting.  List.  Ever.  Jeez, I think … Continue reading

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The Avengers

Director: Joss Whedon Notable Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Jeremy Renner, Scarlett Johansson, Tom Hiddleston, Clark Gregg, Samuel L. Jackson, Cobie Smulders, Gwyneth Paltrow, Stellan Skarsgård, Paul Bettany Rating: PG-13 Review:  Hello Marvel, welcome to uber-blockbuster status.  … Continue reading

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NNWIJ: Rare Exports (2010)

Director: Jalmari Helander Notable Cast: Onni Tommila, Jorma Tommila, Tommi Korpela, Rauno Juvonen Rating: R Review:  Like a little kid eagerly anticipating a present, Rare Exports’ appearance on my Netflix Watch Instantly Queue was somewhat of a Christmas miracle…in April.  For some reason I … Continue reading

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The Hunger Games

Director: Gary Ross Notable Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Stanley Tucci, Wes Bentley, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Toby Jones, Willow Shields, Woody Harrelson Review: PG-13 Review: Kinji Fukasaku’s 2000 Japanese cult film Battle Royale remains as one of the … Continue reading

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Chronicle

Director: Josh Trank Notable Cast: Dane DeHaan, Alex Russell, Michael B. Jordan, Michael Kelly, Ashley Hinshaw Rating: PG-13 Review: Welcome to Hollywood, Josh Trank. Our young director’s only other real credit was the Spike TV heist drama “The Kill Point,” … Continue reading

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The Grey

Director: Joe Carnahan Notable Cast: Liam Neeson, Dallas Roberts, Frank Grillo, Dermot Mulroney, Joe Anderson Rating: R Review: Well, mark Alaskan oil driller off the future jobs list, even with Liam Neeson protecting me, because my oh my nature can … 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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True Grit

Director: Ethan Coen/Joel Coen Notable Cast: Jeff Bridges, Matt Damon, Josh Brolin, Barry Pepper, Hailee Steinfeld Rating: PG-13 Review: Although not a full remake because this is the Coen brother’s reinvention of the novel, True Grit proves that there still is … Continue reading

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Avatar

Director: James Cameron Notable Cast: Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, Giovanni Ribisi, Michelle Rodriguez Rating: PG-13 Review: As I write this review, Avatar is well on its way to be the most successful movie of … Continue reading

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