movie review

‘Looper’ teaches about good parenting and being selfless

Time-travel movies can make your head spin if you think too hard about all of the plot holes the film has likely glossed over to tell a good story. “Looper” asks that you focu ...

‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ – just play the game instead

It has come to the point where playing a video game can be more enthralling than sitting through most movies. So much time and effort goes into telling a good story while playing ...

‘Lawless’ is a cut above other crime stories

“Lawless” Directed by John Hillcoat Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Tom Hardy and Gary Oldman Rating: Three out of five stars ‘Lawless’ is a cut above other crime stories By Fr ...

‘The Expendables 2’ expendable

“The Expendables 2” Directed by Simon West Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham and Bruce Willis Rating: Two out of five stars ‘The Expendables 2’ expendable By F ...

"Ice Age: Continental Drift" should float away

?Ice Age: Continental Drift? Directed by Steve Martino and Mike Thurmeier Voice Cast: Ray Romano, Denis Leary and John Leguizamo Rating: Two out of five stars ?Ice Age: Continent ...

"The Amazing Spider-Man" doesn't live up to its storied reputation

?The Amazing Spider-Man? Directed by Marc Webb Cast: Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone and Rhys Ifans Rating: Two out of five stars ?The Amazing Spider-Man? doesn?t live up to its stor ...

?Brave's heroine is a refreshing role model for children

?Brave? Directed by Mark Andrews and Brenda Chapman Voice Cast: Kelly Macdonald, Emma Thompson and Billy Connolly Rating: Three out of five stars ?Brave?s heroine is a refreshing ...

"Prometheus" very ambitious but frustrating

?Prometheus? Directed by Ridley Scott Starring: Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender and Charlize Theron Rating: Three out of five stars ?Prometheus? very ambitious but frustrat ...

"Snow White" needs a better spell

?Snow White and the Huntsman? Director: Rupert Sanders Starring: Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth and Charlize Theron Rating: Two stars (out of 5 stars) By Frank Mille ...

"Battleship" is better played as a board game

?Battleship? Directed by Peter Berg Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker and Liam Neeson Rating: One out of five stars ?Battleship? is better played as a board game By Frank ...

"The Avengers" spectacularly succeeds

After all the hype and individual movies leading up to it, Marvel is finally ready to unleash the superhero team-up film they?ve been promising for a half decade, ?The Avengers.? ...

‘Think Like a Man’ caught up in the relationship game of chess

If the battle of the sexes were a game of chess, then “Think Like a Man” wants Steve Harvey to resemble Bobby Fisher. Adapted from Harvey’s best-selling book, the film turns ...

These Titans are out of juice

When movie studios start making sequels out of remakes it makes you wonder if the executives really think stones have blood and are sitting around desperately squeezing the heck ou ...

‘Tintin’s adventures become tiresome after awhile

Based on a series of comics by the Belgian artist known as Hergé, “The Adventures of Tintin” is widely beloved in Europe but is largely unknown here in the United States. So t ...

‘Mission: Impossible’s’ action exciting to see

By the time any film franchise reaches its fourth iteration, the series is usually an empty husk that only barely resembles the ideas and vivacity that made the first movie so grea ...