Articles by Joe Lauper

Tristan & Isolde

May 5, 2006 // 0 Comments

Taking place during the dark ages and after the fall of the Roman Empire, all the land is in ruins and divided among feuding tribes. Thanks to the brutality of Irish King Dunnchadh, the people have successfully subdued the Britans. The King realizes if [...]

Cheaper By The Dozen 2

May 3, 2006 // 0 Comments

"Cheaper By The Dozen 2, " directed by Adam Shankman, is one of those safe yet generic family comedies that's harmless enough to sit through; especially if you have children and are already conditioned to watching such fare with them. As [...]

Grandma's Boy: Unrated

May 2, 2006 // 0 Comments

I confess to not really being a fan of "stoner" humor. On the other hand, I did enjoy "Harold & Kumar Go To White Castle" so go figure! The bottom line in any comedy, whether "stoner" or other, is the laughs as well as [...]


April 25, 2006 // 0 Comments

With an estimated budget around $5 million dollars and raking in over $47 million dollars at the North American box office ($72 million worldwide), Hostel apparently struck a chord with fans of horror as well as exploitation cinema. Filmed in the Czech [...]

Breakfast On Pluto

April 21, 2006 // 0 Comments

Based on the book by Patrick McCabe, directed and Co-written by Oscar-winning director Neil Jordan, "Breakfast On Pluto" (Winner of the Excellence in Filmmaking, Special mention National Board of Review), is at once a whimsical yet poignant tale [...]
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