Grade: D+ I was hoping Jack the Giant Slayer would be more than just a kid movie. Nicholas Hoult – Jack – and Eleanor Tomlinson – Isabelle – are promising young actors, and are backed up by the amazing talents of Ewan McGregor and Stanley Tucci. While the cast delivered decent performances, the story was […]
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Grade: C- BREAKING NEWS > Arnold Schwarzenegger can act! I know, right? It’s shocking. I’m not saying that he’s a great actor by any means. But his performance in *The Last Stand* was a little better than decent. He appeared comfortable in his role instead of the forced performances of many of his past movies. […]
Grade: A- Kudos to director Kathryn Bigelow and writer Mark Boal for putting together a great story that must have been a tremendous challenge. Consider that Osama Bin Laden was killed just over 18 months ago. There must have been an amazing amount of research put into this screenplay. To do that research, write a […]
Grade: B+ The Impossible isn’t a fantastic movie my any means. But it’s certainly an entertaining dive into the tragic story of one particular family’s experiences in one of the worst natural catastrophes in human history. It’s important to know that this isn’t an *Hollywood* movie. It is a Spanish production – written by Sergio […]
Grade: C+ If you believe that using fracking to drill for natural gas is environmentally damaging and that corporations are inherently evil then you’ll probably enjoy this movie. That being said I’m not sure why anyone who meets those two criteria would want to see the movie because it’s just preaching to the choir. It’s […]