American Psycho

March 27, 2007 // 0 Comments

Over the past years I repeatedly heard remarks about "American Psycho" and how effective the film is. I have to admit that it didn't appeal to me when it was first released in 2000 but when now the Blu-Ray version of this film landed on my [...]

Rocky Balboa

March 20, 2007 // 0 Comments

It is hard to believe but it has been over 30 years since Sylvester Stallone created "Rocky" and celebrated triumphant acclaim and success with his story of an underdog boxer whose willpower leads him all the way to the heavyweight championship [...]

Vertical Limit

March 15, 2007 // 0 Comments

There are two types of film fans when it comes to critically-reviled, mountain climber epics that feature impossible midair stunts combined with high altitude helicopter action: those that adore Sylvester Stallone's 'Cliffhanger, ' and [...]

Rising Sun

March 13, 2007 // 0 Comments

"We may come from a fragmented MTV rap video culture, but they do not." Michael Crichton doesn't have a reliable track record when it comes to movies adapted from his best-selling novels. Like John Grisham, Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and [...]

The Departed

March 12, 2007 // 0 Comments

Martin Scorsese's genius and talent explodes in this rip-bang, return-to-gangster form of a film that easily deserved the big dog Oscars heaped on its plate at the end of February. I remember my first viewings of 'Raging Bull,' [...]


March 7, 2007 // 0 Comments

"People will think what I tell them to think. That's how authority works." 'Flightplan' brings Jodie Foster back to her dark roots in this thriller that sadly fails to fully engage its audience, though. To be reasonable, [...]

Saw II

March 6, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Some people are so ungrateful to be alive, but not you… not anymore." The latest batch of torture-horror flicks, unintentionally popularized by the national debate on military interrogation methodology, seems to have found its poster [...]

Pearl Harbor

March 2, 2007 // 0 Comments

"I fear all we've done is to awake a sleeping giant." As I sat down to watch the Blu-ray release of 'Pearl Harbor, ' I found myself thinking a lot about the recent 'Flags of our Fathers' and its companion film, [...]

The Prestige

March 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

After delivering a breath-taking thrill ride with his dark comic book adaptation in "Batman Begins, " director Christopher Nolan once again teamed up with actor Christian Bale in another dramatic thriller that is just as mesmerizing. Entitled, [...]

The Wicker Man

February 28, 2007 // 0 Comments

"Is this hers? How'd it get burnt? How'd it get BURNT?! How'd IT GET BURNT??!! HOW'D IT GET BURNT??!!??!!" Unbelievable. Did you enjoy that quote? That's what you're about to feel whipping across your skull when you [...]
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