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  • Walk Away Renee

    Jonathan Caouette’s 2004 film ”Tarnation” blazed hot and bright as its maker cleaned up kudos on the indie awards circuit. Central to the marketing buzz...

  • Sam Raimi’s Oz the Great and Powerful Poster

    Stars James Franco as the eccentric hot-air balloonist who ends up in the Emerald City

  • John Travolta & Oliver Stone

    "This is quintessential Oliver Stone", legendary actor John Travolta offers as his key selling point when stumping his and the veteran filmmaker's union, "The Savages".

  • John Carter

    There’s been a lengthy embargo placed on all reviews of Disney’s ”John Carter ”- and that includes reviews of a 140 character type. Of the...

  • The Amazing Spider-Man

    Even in this age of Hollywood re-boots, it seems odd that, only five years after “Spider-man 3,” a new Spidey-flick, with a new, but familiar,...

  • Magic Mike

    When a movie’s opens with a half-naked Matthew McConaughey donning cowboy attire and grabbing himself in front of a crowd of hyperventilating women…that can go...

  • Ted

    First there was the Australian comedy series “Wilfred” which featured a pot smoking, beer drinking, junk food eating, foul mouthed and horny pet dog, now...

  • Dexter : Season 6

    The sixth season of one of cable TV’s more unique offerings doesn’t hint at better things to come, but it does at least suggest there’s...

  • Yellow Submarine

    The “Yellow Submarine” Blu-Ray release serves as a reminder of just how intriguing the music industry once was. Could a mainstream contemporary band release a...

  • Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

    Oskar Schell got out of school early that day. He went home and saw several messages on the family answering machine. Turning on the television...

  • The Grey

    Way up in the Alaskan frontier, a group of men work on an oil pipeline. Unseen by all is Ottway (Neeson), whose only job is...

  • Cocktail

    When describing the timeless success of Jaws in some interview or other, Steven Spielberg attributed it to the fact that they didn’t anchor the story...

  • The Three Stooges

    In 1930, a film called “Soup to Nuts” was released. Though it didn’t break box office records it is best remembered for one great achievement:...

  • Hoosiers

    In 1954 the basketball team from the small town of Milan, Indiana, led by Bobby Plump, achieved the ultimate Cinderella-story ending when it captured the...

  • My Week with Marilyn

    There are some things that can never be explained. In Hollywood, actors are a dime a dozen. But there are very few STARS. And one...

  • Contraband

    If movie posters told us all we needed to know about a particular movie, then Contraband is simply a flick where Mark Wahlberg gets around...

  • The Muppets

    One of my fondest memories of my childhood is sitting at the kitchen table waiting for my ‘shrinkie’ (google it kids) to melt, crumble and...

  • The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

    You normally wouldn’t advise one to ‘go over’ a Tattoo, but in the case of Stieg Larsson’s inked offering, it only illuminates the piece of...

  • A Few Best Men

    A pleasantly acted and pitched Australian comedy that mercifully didn’t rely on some pop culture meme to get a toehold (Abba, etc), but instead simply...

  • The Darkest Hour

    Some of the scenes in the trailer looked cool but I should have thought it out a bit better. Alien creatures made of… wait for...

  • Albert Nobbs

    When Glenn Close starred in the 1982 stage production of ‘Albert Nobbs’, few could have predicted that twenty nine years later the economic ruin of...

  • Dragon Eyes

    Jean-Claude Van Damme is still trapped in the Snakes and ladders grid it seems. And with “Dragon Eyes”, he slips back a couple of places....

  • Father of the Bride 1 & 2

    One of Steve Martin’s family comedies back when he was firmly entrenched in his new persona of sensitive, loving dad rather than the buffoon of...

  • Journey 2 : The Mysterious Island

    When I sat down this evening to write my review for “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island”, I was reminded of something that my high school...

  • Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter

    History tells us that Abraham Lincoln was a great man. What it doesn’t tell us is that, long before he became President he had a...

  • Abraham Lincoln : Vampire Hunter

    Thanks to a smart screenplay by Seth-Grahame Smith, who also wrote the original novel, the film never disappoints. If you allow yourself to get...

  • Snow White and the Huntsman

    Fairytale shows are the new Viagra – massively produced things that seem to only be on the up and up. Just one difference, films like...

  • Prometheus

    There are three things to keep in mind when approaching ”Prometheus”. First (and let’s be honest) even though Ridley Scott’s shadow looms large over alien...

  • Happy Feet 2

    “Happy Feet 2”, the follow up to Australian George Miller’s 2006 breakout animated smash hit, follows the journey of Mumble’s (voice of Elijah Wood) son,...

  • Rock of Ages

    I guess I’m just not sure who this film is aimed at? It’s a bit too dirty to go the kid/tween market, yet too wholesome...