Articles by Chris Thompson

Appleseed:Ex Machina

March 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Appleseed: Ex Machina" is a sequel to a previous installment from 2004 called "Appleseed", which is directed by the same Japanese director, Shinji Aramaki and adapted from an immensely popular manga series from Shirow Masamune, who [...]

No Reservations

March 25, 2008 // 0 Comments

From Scott Hicks ("Shine" and "Hearts In Atlantis") comes the romantic comedy/drama "No Reservations", which you may have already inferred is based in the restaurant business. Not just any restaurant, though; the fast paced [...]

Fireplace: Visions of Tranquility

March 20, 2008 // 0 Comments

From DVD International, the same company that brought us "Exotic Saltwater Aquarium" (which I also had the pleasure of reviewing), comes "Fireplace: Visions of Tranquility" on Blu-ray disc as part of the "HD Ssape" line of [...]

The Rookie

March 18, 2008 // 0 Comments

"The Rookie" is a film that arrived at theaters in 2002 directed by Texan director John Lee Hancock, who was also responsible for "The Alamo" in 2004. It is based on the true story of Jim Morris and his rise to the Major Leagues [...]


March 14, 2008 // 0 Comments

With Kevin Smith's "Dogma" release in 1999 we have what can probably be called his most controversial motion picture. As the title suggests, the film centers around several religious themes, which are put into the twisted context of a View [...]

Michael Clayton

March 7, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Michael Clayton" was recently nominated for several Academy Awards, one for writing and the other for directing. George Clooney (after winning in 2005 for the equally compelling and excellent "Syriana") was also up against Daniel Day [...]

In The Valley Of Elah

March 6, 2008 // 0 Comments

Since winning Academy Awards for writing "Million Dollar Baby" and Best Picture and Screenplay for 2004's excellent drama "Crash", Paul Haggis has been a very busy man. He also wrote the recent James Bond blockbuster "Casino [...]

Becoming Jane

March 3, 2008 // 0 Comments

Over the last few years Jane Austen's life and very respected library of works have received a lot of attention in cinema. We have "Pride and Prejudice", "The Hours", "Miss Potter" and many others, in fact I recently [...]

Celine Dion: A New Day

February 26, 2008 // 0 Comments

Celine Dion emerged in the nineties as one of the top selling female vocalists in history, her albums often receive mixed critical reviews and are certainly not to some people's tastes. Her vocal range is still quite stunning, even if her French [...]

Mr. Woodcock

February 25, 2008 // 0 Comments

In 2007 Craig Gillespie delivered two films, one was a critically acclaimed film called "Lars And The Real Girl" and the other being the comedy "Mr. Woodcock". While at first glance, the film appears to have something going for it, [...]
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