Category Archives: Movie Reviews

Movie Review: AMERICAN HUSTLE

Release date: December 20, 2013 Directed by: David O. RusselL Written by: Eric Warren Singer and David O. Russell Cast: Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner, Jennifer Lawrence Rating: R; Running Time: 137 minutes Think Casino meets The Grifters, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: THE WOLVERINE

Release date: July 26, 2013 Directed by: James Mangold Screenplay by: Mark Bomback and Scott Frank, Christopher McQuarrie Cast: Hugh Jackman, Hiroyuki Sanada, Famke Janssen, Will Yun Lee, Rila Fukushima, Tao Okamoto, Svetlana Khodchenkova, Haruhiko Yamanouchi Rating: PG-13; Running Time: 126 … Continue reading

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Movie Review: PACIFIC RIM

Release date: July 12, 2013 Directed by: Guillermo del Toro Screenplay by: Travis Beacham and Guillermo del Toro Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Rob Kazinsky, Max Martini, Ron Perlman, Clifton Collins, Jr., Burn Gorman, Diego Klattenhoff … Continue reading

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Movie Review: THE LONE RANGER

Release date: July 3, 2013 Directed by: Gore Verbinski Cast: Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, James Badge Dale, Ruth Wilson, Helena Bonham Carter Rating: PG-13; Running Time: 149 minutes Though The Lone Ranger first debuted as … Continue reading

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Movie Review: IRON MAN 3

Release date: May 3, 2013 Directed by: Shane Black Screenplay by: Drew Pearce & Shane Black Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Rebecca Hall, Jon Favreau, Ben Kingsley, James Badge Dale, Stephanie Szostak, Paul Bettany Rating: … Continue reading

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Movie Review: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL

Release date: March 8, 2013 Directed by: Sam Raimi Cast: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff Rating: PG; Running Time: 130 minutes In the 1939 L. Frank Baum-based film, a young girl named Dorothy Gale flees … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ON THE ROAD

Release date: December 21, 2012 Directed by: Walter Salles Screenplay by: José Rivera Adapted from the novel “On the Road” by: Jack Kerouac Cast: Garrett Hedlund, Sam Riley, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams, Tom Sturridge, Elisabeth Moss, Alice Braga, Kirsten Dunst, … Continue reading

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Movie Review: ZERO DARK THIRTY

Release date: December 19, 2012 (ltd.); wide release January 11, 2013 Directed by: Kathryn Bigelow Written by: Mark Boal Cast: Jessica Chastain, Jason Clarke, Joel Edgerton, Jennifer Ehle, Mark Strong, Kyle Chandler, Edgar Ramirez, James Gandolfini, Mark Duplass Rating: R; … Continue reading

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Movie Review: AMOUR

Release date: December 19, 2012 (ltd.) Written and Directed by: Michael Haneke Cast: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva, Isabelle Huppert, Alexandre Tharaud Rating: PG-13; Running Time: 127 minutes A couple holds each other tight, shuffling and swaying together as they effect an … Continue reading

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Movie Review: LAY THE FAVORITE

Release date: December 7, 2012 Directed by: Stephen Frears Written by: D.V. DeVincentis Cast: Rebecca Hall, Bruce Willis, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Vince Vaughn, John Carroll Lynch, Corbin Bernsen Rating: R; Running Time: 94 minutes Like Rebecca Hall’s inane giggle, Lay the … Continue reading

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