Archive for November, 2008

Meet Joe Black

This is one of my favourite movies. It’s long, slow-moving and talky. But it’s also emotionally moving, inspirational, and gorgeous to look at. Death decides to take a vacation and commandeers a human form, Joe Black, played by Brad Pitt. Bill Parrish (Anthony Hopkins) is about to die, but in exchange for some extra time, […]

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Pretty Baby

A very young Brooke Shields plays Violet, a young girl who was born and raised in a house of prostitution in 1917 New Orleans. Susan Sarandon plays her mother. This movie is basically Lolita without all the traveling.

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Quantum of Solace

Yay James Bond! Quantum of Solace is all about James getting revenge for the murder of Vesper from Casino Royale. Revenge comes in the form of car chases, gun fights, and big ‘splosions! If I were to be completely objective I might say that this movie falls a little short of the high James Bond […]

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Role Models

Two deadbeats go on an energy drink fueled rampage and earn themselves 150 hours of community service as big brothers. One of them gets a foul-mouthed brat and the other gets a socially awkward geek. Things are ok, then not ok, then ok again and everybody learns a valuable life lesson. Don’t waste your time.

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Zack and Miri Make a Porno

The latest Kevin Smith movie, starring Seth Rogan and Elizabeth Banks as Zack and Miri. Zack and Miri are best friends and roommates from high school who have just been making ends meet for the last ten years. One day their electricity and water get turned off and through a convoluted series of events decide […]

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High School Musical 3: Senior Year

The third (and final) installment of the popular Disney series. It’s the same catchy songs and the same characters as the prior two installments. Thumbs up.

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St. Elmo’s Fire

The Brat Pack. Engh.

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