Movie Review: Where the Wild Things Are

Where the Wild Things Are [xrr rating=5/5] Directed By: Spike Jonze Starring: Max Records, Forest Whitaker, Catherine O’Hara, James Gandolfini, Chris Cooper, Catherine Keener Plot: An adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s story, where Max, a disobedient little boy sent to bed without his supper, creates his own world–a forest…

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Movie Review: Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds [xrr rating=5/5] Directed By: Quentin Tarantino Starring: Brad Pitt, Diane Kruger, Mélanie Laurent, Christoph Waltz Plot Synopsis: Inglourious Basterds begins in German-occupied France, where Shosanna Dreyfus (Mélanie Laurent) witnesses the execution of her family at the hand of Nazi Colonel Hans Landa (Christoph Waltz). Shosanna narrowly escapes and…

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Movie Review: District 9

District 9 [xrr rating=5/5] Directed By: Neill Blomkamp Starring: Sharlto Copley, Nathalie Boltt, William Allen Young Plot Synopsis: N/A.  Go in fresh on this one. Review: District 9 is the kick in the pants that this summer needed.  I absolutely loved it.  Finally an event film/special effects extravaganza that is…

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Movie Review: Transformers – Revenge of the Fallen

Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen [xrr rating=1.5/5] Directed By: Michael Bay Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, John Turturro, Ramon Rodriguez Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen exists only to fuel Michael Bay‘s U. S. Military and Gigantic Explosion masturbatory fantasies.  It is an exercise in excess gone horribly wrong.  Maybe Michael…

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Movie Review: The Hurt Locker

The Hurt Locker [xrr rating=5/5] Directed By: Kathryn Bigelow Starring: Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie, Brian Geraghty Plot Synopsis: When a new sergeant, James, takes over a highly trained bomb disposal team amidst violent conflict, he surprises his two subordinates, Sanborn and Eldridge by recklessly plunging them into a deadly game…

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Movie Review: G. I. Joe

G. I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra [xrr rating=3/5] Directed By: Stephen Sommers Starring: Channing Tatum, Rachel Nichols, Marlon Wayans, Sienna Miller, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Christopher Eccleston, Byung-hun Lee, Ray Park Plot Synopsis: Director Stephen Sommers (The Mummy, Van Helsing) adapts the beloved Hasbro G.I. Joe toy line with this Paramount…

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Movie Review: Terminator Salvation

Terminator Salvation [xrr rating=3/5] Directed By: McG Starring: Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Anton Yelchin, Moon Bloodgood, Bryce Dallas Howard, Common, Michael Ironside, Helena Bonham Carter Plot Synopsis: Set in post-apocalyptic 2018, John Connor (Christian Bale) is the man fated to lead the human resistance against Skynet and its army of Terminators. But…

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Movie Review: Star Trek

Star Trek [xrr rating=4.5/5] Directed By: J.J. Abrams Starring: Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Zoe Saldana, Simon Pegg, John Cho, Anton Yelchin, Bruce Greenwood, Eric Bana, Leonard Nimoy Plot Synopsis: The greatest adventure of all time begins with Star Trek, the incredible story of a young crew’s maiden voyage…

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Movie Review: Bolt

Bolt [xrr rating=4.5/5] Directed By: Byron Howard and Chris Williams Written By: Dan Fogelman and Chris Williams Starring: John Travolta, Miley Cyrus, Susie Essman, Mark Walton, Malcolm McDowell Plot Synopsis: Bolt tells the story a dog who plays a heroic pup in a hit TV show and has some trouble recognising…

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Movie Review: Watchmen

Watchmen [xrr rating=5/5] Directed By: Zack Snyder Starring: Jackie Earle Haley, Patrick Wilson, Malin Akerman, Billy Crudup, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Matthew Goode Plot Synopsis: A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, Watchmen is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the “Doomsday…

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