Archive for the ‘Movie’ Category

Zucker’s An American Carol

Wednesday, October 15th, 2008

David Zucker's new film, "An American Carol" is a look at the life a liberal documentary film-maker who is visited by a series of American Spirits who teach him what patriotism is. After seeing the trailers and various film clips, I really wanted to see this film, and had high ...

Prince Caspian

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

Let me start off by saying that I have (regrettably) never read the Chronicles of Narnia. When The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe was released in December of 2005, I wanted to see it, but with a new born daughter in the house, it just wasn’t practical to get ...

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Tuesday, July 17th, 2007

Sunday was a bit unusual for us in my household as my wife and I haven't been to the movies since our daughter was born nearly two years ago. Now, I am sure we could get a baby sitter so we could go out, however I am willing to bet ...

Wallace and Gromit Return

Wednesday, October 26th, 2005

Wallace and Gromit in Curse of the Were-Rabbit, the long awaited feature film chronicling their adventures has them running a new business: Anti-Pesto, humane pest control. The name has a nice ring to it. Gromit has placed Wallace on a strict diet that, to Wallace's chagrin, does not include cheese. ...

Serenity

Friday, October 7th, 2005

Serenity is the theatrical film follow-on to the brilliant, but short-lived, Firefly TV series of a few years ago. Back on the screen is the full cast from the series, reprising their roles. After the initial plot set up, the film opens with the crew of Serenity executing thier latest ...

The Great Raid

Sunday, August 28th, 2005

The Great Raid, starring Benjamin Bratt and James Franco is the gripping tale of the raid to liberate some 500 POWs held in a Japanese prison camp on the Bataan peninsula. These POWs were survivors of the Bataan Death March after the surrender of the Philippines at the beginning ...

Batman Begins

Sunday, July 17th, 2005

Batman Begins, starring Christian Bale as Bruce Wayne, is a stunning film of magnificent proportions, and the most satisfying Batman movie to date. It begins simply enough with a boyhood experience, a dream sequence of a memory, from which Wayne wakes, finding himself in Communist Chinese prison camp, mixed in with ...

Hitch Hiker’s Guide to the Galaxy: The Movie

Thursday, May 5th, 2005

The movie version of The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy has finally hit the theaters after many years of waiting. I first heard about movie plans for the Guide over ten years ago, and it is good to see that they have finally delivered it ...

Michael Moore Hates America

Tuesday, November 23rd, 2004

Michael Moore Hates America. That's the name of the new documentary by Minnesotan Michael Wilson. Why does Michael Moore hate America. This is the question that Wilson asks in his film. Wilson opens with some background on himself, and the values that his father had instilled in him. ...

The Incredibles

Tuesday, November 9th, 2004

The latest release from Pixar is The Incredibles is, well, incredible. It starts out simple enough; Super Hero, Mr. Incredible is on his way to his own wedding when a call for help comes up on his radio. Deciding he has enough time to help out, he changes ...

Hitchhiker’s Guide Movie

Tuesday, October 19th, 2004

There is an aricle on The Alien Online about the perpetually planned Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy movie. It looks like Disney has picked up the rights and may run with it.

The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Monday, July 19th, 2004

Sean Connery stars as Allan Quatermain in this Action/Adventure film. The film, set in 1899, opens with a tank rolling through London, loaded with storm troopers armed with automatic weapons. The premise of the film, based on a graphic novel by Alan Moore and Kevin O

Revenge of the Sith

Thursday, May 20th, 2004

Tonight I saw Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith. I made it to the theater at 6:15, just in time for the 6:30 showing and still find a good seat after plucking down my $6.50 (yes, that's right, $6.50, and that isn't even the matinee rate). Okay, this ...