Movie Review: X-Men First Class

The X-Men franchise seemed to be on its last leg after “X-Men: The Last Stand”. Then “Wolverine Origins” came out and shot it in the head with an adamantium bullet. Now enter X-Men: First Class as it attempts to bring this franchise out from the brink of despair it was so coldly left in. All…

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Movie Review: Everything Must Go

Everything Must Go is Will Ferrell’s latest attempt to show he is more than just an outrageous comedian. In this he plays Nick Halsey a recovering alcoholic whose latest relapse led him to losing his job. When he returns home he finds his wife has left, placed all of his belongings on the lawn, changed…

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Movie Review: Winter in Wartime

 Winter in Wartime is a Dutch film that focuses on a young boy named Michiel living in Holland during Germany’s occupation of the country in World War II. Michiel is struggling to find his place in this world. His father is Mayor of the town, and this job puts him in an awkward position. In…

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A Movie You Should See: Big Fan

Well it’s that time of year again. The beer is cold, the face paint is on, and emotions are roaring as we get ready for another football season.  Plus it’s great to finally have something to watch on Sundays again.  It’s clear that football is a staple in our society. The time, the effort, and…

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Movie Review: Rango

Competition often breads excellence. Knowing you are unable to rest on your laurels can give you unyielding inspiration. With that said I’m really interested in where the world of animation will go looking at the recent competition that has sprung up. A genre that has been dominated by Pixar and Disney for some time is…

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Movie Review: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark

  In film creating fear is a difficult task to accomplish. Sure it’s easy to scare someone. Jump moments and gory effects can accomplish that feat. However actually establishing a sense of fear requires a craftsman filmmaker that is willing to delve deep into the human mind and soul to discover what it truly means…

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2011 September Movie Preview

Contagion:   Release Date: 9/9/11 Cast: Director: Steven Soderbergh ;Screenplay: Scott Z. Burns ; Staring: Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, Jude Law, Gwyneth Paltrow, Marion Cotillard, Laurence Fishburne, Bryan Cranston, Sanaa Lathan, Jennifer Ehle Synopsis: Contagion follows the rapid progress of a lethal airborne virus that kills within days. As the fast-moving epidemic grows, the worldwide…

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Movie Review: Crazy, Stupid, Love

Formulaic is the most used word when describing comedies, especially romantic comedies, in the last few years. When a film adjusts the formula at all it is hard not to drop a heap of praise all over it. You are left wondering if the movie is actually all that great, or simply great by association….

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Movie Review: Of God and Men

It would be a severe understatement to say that religion plays an important role in the world’s society. The exact definition that role should be has been endlessly disputed. While it no doubt can play a role for good, it has also been linked to unspeakable horror. Of God and Men allows us to peer…

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2010 Films You May Have Missed

Well the summer is nearly over. Kids are slowly coming to the realization that school is school is gearing up to start. Also with the end of the summer comes a lull for movies. Summer movie blockbuster season has ended and Oscar season is still a few months away. The majority of films you wanted…

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