Judd Apatow’s latest is his lesser effort to date, but is still quite funny at times it just drags on a bit to long and doesn’t hit the emotional highs I think it was going for. George Simmons is a comedy superstar. He lives the life of celebrity, alone, in a large mansion paid for […]Read more "Review: Funny People"
Mark Webb delivers another unconventional and excellent rom-com for the calendar year, filing his film with originality, style, plenty of laughs, and a pair of great performances from his boy and girl leads. The film on the surface is your classic boy meets girl story, but our narrator warns us early on that this is […]Read more "Review: 500 Days of Summer"
As I walked out of the theater after seeing Funny People, I felt a little let down by this sloppy addition to Judd Apatow’s empire. Based on what my fellow audience members were mumbling, most of us seemed to agree. It was funny, but man was it way too long; both obviously and painfully so. […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Funny People"
Götz Spielmann’s Austrian crime-’ish’ drama is an engaging character study that slowly builds up the tension and plot that is a tad bit bloated but remains a pretty good look at the human condition. Alex is an ex-con who is dating a prostitute, Tamara, and the two’s feelings for one another are real. Unfortunately both […]Read more "Review: Revanche"
The Ugly Truth is that the romantic comedy has hit a low point. Now I know that most films of this genre are not that original when you think about their basic structure, however, there are some that hide this fact a lot better than others. Or at least know how to keep the hopeless […]Read more "Now Playing Review – The Ugly Truth"
The latest effort from Kathryn Bigelow is a gritty and realistic look into the life of an Iraq War bomb squad that is thrilling when defusing the bombs but meanders a bit when not. In and around Iraq during our skirmish over there since we went to war in the country, the enemy has been […]Read more "Review: The Hurt Locker"
As soon as I finished this movie I got into a lightweight debate with my mom, and it went a little something like this: Sister: So did you like the movie? Mom: It was okay. I don’t really like him though. And I don’t think that it was appropriate to go around making fun of […]Read more "Rental Review – Religulous"