Tag Archives: Movie Reviews

Movie Reviews: ‘Sucker Punch’


Movie Reviews: Sucker Punch Directed by Zack Snyder Release Date: March 25, 2011 What can I say about director Zack Snyder? He is a man who goes for a certain style. He is like a comic book version of Michael Bay. I know it may seem unfair or even odd to compare the two, but look at their film styles. ...

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DVD Reviews: ‘Sweeney Todd’ and ‘Juno’


I’ve watched a few DVD’s recently, and instead of trying to come up with a hundred different synonyms for “excellent” or “terrific” or “spatula,” I’m putting a few together in one article. Let’s start off with the one everyone’s probably seen unless you were as apprehensive as I was about the feel of the advertising. Juno was a movie that, ...

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Movie Reviews: ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’


Movie Reviews: Transformers: Dark of the Moon Directed by Michael Bay Release Date: July 1, 2011 I would like to take this time and apologize to Zack Snyder. When I reviewed Sucker Punch, I compared him to Michael Bay. That now feels like I insulted him. For that I am very, very, VERY sorry. I have never been so angry ...

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Movie Review: ‘Scott Pilgrim vs. The World’


In 2004, Edgar Wright reinvented the zombie movie with Shaun of the Dead. In 2007, he reinvented the buddy-cop comedy with Hot Fuzz. And in 2010, he has reinvented the love story. Scott Pilgrim vs the World is, in one word, epic. Any video game nerd worth his salt will love this. We meet young Scott dating an even younger ...

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Indie Movie Reviews: ‘The Casserole Club’


Indie Movie Reviews: The Casserole Club (2011) Steve Balderson’s The Casserole Club (2011) is a film about a group of very nasty, very selfish suburbanites in the late-1960s who try to escape the plastic tedium of their lives through ritualistic spouse-swapping. This one-sentence synopsis hardly does the film justice. Watching it is like being thrown around a cage by a ...

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Movie Review: ‘What Happens in Vegas’

What Happens in Vegas was a huge surprise to me. I had seen the previews, thought they looked pretty funny, but wasn’t really impressed. I was planning on renting it when it came out. It just so happened that all my friends wanted to see that one night, so we went. It was much better than I had expected! It’s ...

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DVD Review: ‘There Will Be Blood’

There Will Be Blood

I’m not really sure what to put in a movie review, so here goes. I just finished watching There Will Be Blood. This movie is about a prospector named Daniel Plainview, whose prospects for digging lead him to become an “oilman” in the early 20th century. He eventually finds his way to a small town sitting on a vast oil ...

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