Indie Summer Preview

The Indie movie scene is full of a bunch of intriguing releases this summer as well, and some if this fair will most likely rival the major studio stuff that gets released. It may not have the same wiz and bang appeal, but these are some fun and unique flicks that you should definitely keep […]

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Review: The Forbidden Kingdom

The union of two of the Kung Fu masters of the last 20+ years is finally here, and even though I would have preferred a more contemporary film, this fantasy grounded adventure for sure at the very least entertains. We open the film with a strange fighter fighting off a horde of on slaughters above […]

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Review: Smart People

This new dramedy from Noam Murro is a mixed bag in that it can meander at times, but is also genuinely hilarious more than it wallows. Lawrence Wetherhold (Dennis Quaid) is an English professor who has to be driven around for 6 months after possibly suffering a seizure. Enter Chuck (Thomas Haden Church), his scheming […]

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Review: Forgetting Sarah Marshall

Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller have set an early benchmark for comedies this year with the winner that is Forgetting Sarah Marshall! Peter just got dumped by “sexpot” TV star Sarah Marshall and decides, after a few weeks of promiscuity and wallowing in the remains of his relationship, that he should go to Hawaii to […]

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Review: Stop-Loss

Kimberly Peirce’s latest starts off with an exceptional bang, but quickly makes a turn for the worse and devolves into a meandering road film that fails to captivate us nor really care about the fate of these characters. The film starts in Iraq where we get a quick credits sequence that effectively captures the life […]

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Review: The Grand

This poker mockumentary from Zak Penn is funny and excellent addition to this sub-genre of films that there needs to be more of. Woody Harrelson is the closet to a lead as “One Eyed” Jack Faro in this ensemble piece about a poker tournament, “The Grand”, with a few million dollars at stake that will […]

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