Saturday, March 10, 2012

John Carter Movie Review

John Carter
Directed by Andrew Stanton
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins, and Willem Dafoe
MPAA: PG-13 - For Intense Sequences of Violence and Action]


To give you a super brief, one-sentence summary on my thoughts on John Carter: I almost didn't want to review this film, but I did anyway because the film's backstory is more interesting than the actual movie itself. The movie itself is a serviceable and fun, but bland and generic sci-fi/fantasy yarn. The story in which it's based on, however, is...well...

Silent House Movie Review

[Silent House
Directed by Chris Kentis and Laura Lau
Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese, and Eric Sheffer Stevens
MPAA: R - For Disturbing Violent Content and Terror]


Saturday, March 3, 2012

Take Shelter Movie Review

[Take Shelter
Written & Directed By Jeff Nichols
Starring: Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, and Kathy Baker
MPAA: R - For Some Language]

"True! --nervous --very, very dreadfully nervous I had been and am; but why will you say that I am mad? The disease had sharpened my senses --not destroyed --not dulled them. Above all was the sense of hearing acute. I heard all things in the heaven and in the earth. I heard many things in hell. How, then, am I mad? Hearken! and observe how healthily --how calmly I can tell you the whole story." ~Edgar Allen Poe's Tell-Tale Heart


Julia's Eyes Movie Review

Julia's Eyes
Directed by Guillem Morales
Starring: Belén Rueda, Lluís Homar, and Pablo Derqui
MPAA: NR - Contains Violence, Brief Language & Nudity, and Some Disturbing Images]


[This Review Contains Very Mild Spoilers]