Yes Man (2008)

March 30, 2009

Yes Man

  • Genre: Comedy
  • Director: Peyton Reed
  • Cast: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Darby, John Michael
  • My Take: Very Good (9)

Jim Carrey stars as Carl Allen, a guy whose life is going nowhere—the operative word being “no”—until he signs up for a self-help program based on one simple covenant: say yes to everything…and anything. Read the rest of this entry »


Quantum of Solace (2008)

March 29, 2009
Quantum of Solace

Quantum of Solace

  • Genre: Action and Adventure
  • Director: Marc Forster
  • Cast: Daniel Craig, Judi Dench, Jesper Christensen, Olga Kurylenko, Mathieu Amalric
  • My Take: Good (7)

QUANTUM OF SOLACE continues the high octane adventures of James Bond (DANIEL CRAIG) in CASINO ROYALE. Betrayed by Vesper, the woman he loved, 007 fights the urge to make his latest mission personal. Pursuing his determination to uncover the truth, Bond and M (JUDI DENCH) interrogate Mr White (JESPER CHRISTENSEN) who reveals the organisation which blackmailed Vesper is far more complex and dangerous than anyone had imagined. Read the rest of this entry »

Mutant Chronicles (2009)

March 29, 2009
Mutant Chronicles

Mutant Chronicles

  • Genre: Action and Adventure, Science Fiction
  • Director: Simon Hunter
  • Cast: Thomas Jane, Ron Perlman, John Malkovich, Devon Aoki
  • My Take: Good (7)

In the year 2707, war rages between earth’s four giant corporations as they battle over the planet’s dwindling resources. In an era marked by warfare and social regression, the earth is on the verge of ruin, destruction is everywhere; battles explode on every ravaged continent. Read the rest of this entry »

Forbidden Kingdom (2008)

March 18, 2009
Forbidden Kingdom

Forbidden Kingdom

  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Rob Minkoff
  • Cast: Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Michael A. Angarano, Crystal Liu, Collin Chou
  • My Take: Very Good (8)

A 21st Century American teenager takes a spellbinding, dangerous journey into martial arts legend in the new action/adventure epic FORBIDDEN KINGDOM. Shot on location in China, THE FORBIDDEN KINGDOM marks the historic first-ever onscreen pairing of martial arts superstars Jackie Chan (RUSH HOUR, DRUNKEN MASTER) and Jet Li (FEARLESS, ONCE UPON A TIME IN CHINA), and features the awe-inspiring action choreography of Wo Ping (THE MATRIX, CROUCHING TIGER HIDDEN DRAGON). Read the rest of this entry »

Hellboy 2: the Golden Army (2008)

March 17, 2009

    Hellboy 2

  • Genre: Action and Adventure
  • Director: Guillermo del Toro
  • Cast: Ron Perlman, Selma Blair, Doug Jones, Luke Goss
  • My Take: Very Good (10)

With a signature blend of action, humor and character-based spectacle, the saga of the world’s toughest, kitten-loving hero from Hell continues to unfold in Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Bigger muscle, badder weapons and more ungodly villains arrive in an epic vision of imagination from Oscar-nominated director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy). Read the rest of this entry »

Changeling (2008)

March 15, 2009


  • Genre: Drama
  • Director: Clint Eastwood
  • Cast: Angelina Jolie, John Malkovich, Jeffrey Donovan, Colm Feore, Amy Ryan, Michael Kelly
  • My Take: Very Good (10)

Clint Eastwood directs Angelina Jolie and John Malkovich in a provocative drama based on actual events: Changeling. In the film, Christine Collins’ (Jolie) prayers are met when her kidnapped son is returned. But amidst the frenzy of the photo-op reunion, she realizes this child is not hers. Read the rest of this entry »

Eagle Eye (2008)

March 15, 2009

Eagle Eye

  • Genre: Action and Adventure
  • Director: D.J. Caruso
  • Cast: Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Michael Chiklis, Billy Bob Thornton
  • My take: Very good (10)

“Eagle Eye” is a race-against-time thriller starring Shia LaBeouf, Michelle Monaghan, Rosario Dawson, Anthony Mackie and Billy Bob Thornton. Jerry Shaw (LaBeouf) and Rachel Holloman (Monaghan) are two strangers thrown together by a mysterious phone call from a woman they have never met. Read the rest of this entry »