Woody Harrelson


May 27, 2008 // 0 Comments

"Semi-Pro" is the latest Will Ferrell sports comedy directed by first timer Kent Alterman. Very loosely based on actual occurrences when the ABA merged with the NBA in 1976, the film is much more concerned with lampooning the era's [...]

A Scanner Darkly

August 1, 2007 // 0 Comments

In 1991 I was in love with a movie called "Slacker". It was excellent, and still is, and I consider it a classic in some ways, at the very least it made me want to visit Austin, Texas. I still haven't visited Austin, and I hate college [...]

North Country

February 17, 2006 // 0 Comments

When I put "North Country" in my DVD player I expected to be entertained, but nothing prepared me for the true power this movie exuberates, making it more than just entertainment, but a thought-provoking film instead. After a battered [...]

After The Sunset

March 17, 2005 // 0 Comments

I’m a sucker for crime capers. Always been and always will be. From classic films such as "Topkapi" all the way to new entries like "The Score." Now, "Rush Hour" director Brett Ratner tried his hand at the genre, bringing [...]

White Men Can’t Jump

July 28, 2000 // 0 Comments

Director Ron Shelton seems to have cornered the market on sports movies that double as romantic comedies and classic buddy films. His surprise hit, ’Bull Durham,’ revealed the steamy underside of small-town minor league baseball while ’Tin Cup’ [...]

Play It To The Bone

June 19, 2000 // 0 Comments

Splicing ’Pulp Fiction’-esque gab with the feel-good ethos of the ’Rocky’ saga, ’Play It To The Bone’ charms as an insightful dramedy from writer/director Ron Shelton (’Bull Durham’). Fate intercedes in the over-the-hill lives of [...]

The Thin Red Line

October 12, 1999 // 0 Comments

Poetic war movie. Sounds like an oxymoron, doesn’t it? A contradiction in terms. And yet, it is the designation I would use to describe "The Thin Red Line" from 20th Century Fox, an epic, 3-hour World War II drama. I had missed the film during [...]


September 21, 1999 // 0 Comments

Universal is sending another high caliber Collector’s Edition your way with Ron Howard’s “EDtv”. The disc contains a 16×9 enhanced widescreen transfer of the film in its original 1.85:1 aspect ratio. As expected, the transfer is superb, taken [...]
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