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Erin Brockovich

May 21, 2012 // 0 Comments

It is hard to believe but it has been 13 years since Steven Soderbergh released "Erin Brockovich." Long enough, almost, to no longer remember the "sexual favors" trailer that Universal used to bring the film to people's attention [...]

Rabbit Hole

April 26, 2011 // 0 Comments

Long ago I was given a piece of advice. It is not to try and verbally console someone whose shoes I have not walked in. It is some of the best advice I have been given. When I am around someone who has lost a parent or a sibling, I merely offer my [...]


May 7, 2009 // 0 Comments

The notoriety surrounding infamous Hong Kong director John Woo has dies down a little, as the filmmaker has noticeably slowed down his output. While still very active as a producer of movies, he takes the director's seat much more infrequently than [...]

The Dark Knight

December 11, 2008 // 0 Comments

After his incredible resurrection of the comic book superhero with "Batman Begins, " director Christopher Nolan continues the story of the caped crusader in "The Dark Knight, " making sure Batman will forever take his place in the top [...]

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 [...]

Thank You for Smoking

September 26, 2006 // 0 Comments

Smoking is good for you. It can help you live to be 100 years old. All of the best doctors do it. At least, so boasts a series of imitation-vintage cigarette ads in writer/director Jason Reitman's "Thank You for Smoking." Actually, the [...]

Suspect Zero

March 28, 2005 // 0 Comments

Somehow I completely missed "Suspect Zero" when it was in theaters. I believe I never even saw a trailer or anything, so when I received this DVD from Paramount Home Entertainment, I was intrigued by this film, especially after seeing Ben [...]


May 25, 2004 // 0 Comments

In John Woo’s latest thriller gunplay has taken the backseat a bit – but only a bit, really – and made room for a more facetted story. Based on a short story by Philip Dick – who also wrote the short story for ’Minority Report’ – [...]

Erin Brockovich

July 28, 2000 // 0 Comments

Certainly everyone is by now familiar with the "sexual favors" trailer that Universal used to bring their film "Erin Brockovich" to people’s attention. The trailer certainly helped get people’s attention, although it may have [...]