Posts tagged: Movie Reviews

‘Stranded: I’ve Come From a Plane that Crashed in the Mountains’ – A Who2 Review

Movie Review: Stranded: I’ve Come from a Plane that Crashed in the MountainsViewed on: A late Saturday afternoon in Cincinnati, OhioPre-movie meal: Dewey’s Pizza (half ‘Bronx Bomber’ and half ‘Socrates’ Revenge’) and a pint of Dewey’s house aleWe saw ‘Avatar’ in 3-D at a 1:00 show at the local theater.  Then, buzzed from the wild visuals, we came home and saw this DVD that’s at the other end of the movie-experience spectrum.

George Clooney (right) with Anna Kendrick as his protege. No, this is not *that* neck shot. None of these are.

George Clooney Sticks Out His (Slightly Aging) Neck in ‘Up In the Air’

Movie Review: Up In the AirDirected by Jason ReitmanAt the AMC Newport on the Levee 20Pre-movie meal: pomegranate seeds and a half-shot of JTS BrownIs there any other movie star in America today who would give us an honest peek at his starting-to-get-wrinkly 48-year-old neck the way George Clooney does near the end of Up In the Air?

Rober Ebert Loves ‘Avatar’

Roger Ebert’s weekend review was a full-on rave for James Cameron’s new film.Once again, [Cameron] has silenced the doubters by simply delivering an extraordinary film. There is still at least one man in Hollywood who knows how to spend $250 million, or was it $300 million, wisely.It takes a hell of a lot of nerve for a man to stand up at the Oscarcast and proclaim himself King of the World. James Cameron just got re-elected.


Paul Newman Memorial Movie ReviewFAT MAN AND LITTLE BOYViewed at home, courtesy of NetflixMeal: Popcorn and 2/3 of a bottle of Luzon Jumilla Spanish wine (2005)We happened to have FAT MAN AND LITTLE BOY in the house, courtesy of Netflix, so we watched it tonight with many fond nods and mental genuflections in the direction of Westport, Connecticut and the ghost of Paul Newman.

Movie Review: ‘The Hurt Locker’

THE HURT LOCKERViewed at the Newport AMC Theater in Newport, Kentucky6:45 Saturday night showPre-movie meal: watermelon and blueberries–Intense!I was skeptical of this film because it was directed by Katherine Bigelow, who also directed one of the silliest movies I’ve ever seen: Keanu Reeves going undercover as a surfer dude-bank robber to nab Patrick Swayze in POINT BREAK.