Archive for May, 2009

The Other Boleyn Girl

Another historical drama. If I didn’t know that the story was real I would say that the premise was far-fetched and silly. The only complaint I have is that characters seemed to disappear when their part in the story was done. We were never told that they died, moved away or anything. We just never […]

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The Pink Panther 2

More of the same silliness. The best part comes about 5 minutes in when Clouseau tries to say “hamburger”. It will amuse kids but I think adults will be bored by it.

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Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

It’s a pretty good movie… I would go so far as to say it’s as good as the original. Two years after the original story the museum board of directors decides to replace all the exhibits with high-tech interactive displays. The old exhibits are to be sent to the National Archives below the Smithsonian. The […]

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Gospel Hill

The evil property developers are back! Has there ever been a more favourite movie villain? Mix in a human rights story, some racial tension, a love story with Julia Stiles and you have Gospel Hill. The story was ok but I found that there was too much going on. There wasn’t enough focus on any […]

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Terminator Salvation

Robots, guns and car chases. How can this be anything but a good movie?

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Angels & Demons

It was ok. Not as good as The Da Vinci Code but still good.

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Fanboys

A surprisingly good buddy movie/road trip movie/romantic comedy movie. A bunch of Star Wars geeks travel to the Skywalker ranch to steal a pre-release copy of Episode 1. If you like Star Wars this is for you.If you don’t like Star Wars but still have a sense of humour this is for you.If you’re one […]

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Star Trek

This is a prequel that tells the story of how the original Star Trek crew first came together. It’s a very good movie in it’s own right and would be a fun watch for anyone not familiar with the tv series. If you are a fan of the tv series it will be that much […]

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Indian Summer

The Big Chill, Canadian style. A group of adults who attended Camp Tamakwa as children are invited back for one last week at camp before it closes for good. It’s got an all-star cast: Alan Arkin, Diane Lane, Kimberly Williams, Bill Paxton, Elizabeth Perkins, Kevin Pollak and Sam Raimi. This is one of those movies […]

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Summer

A story about two life-long friends, Shaun and Daz, and the disappointment their lives turned out to be. Yep, it’s as depressing as it sounds. The summer of the title is one perfect summer of their childhood, a summer of first loves, freedom on a dirt bike and carefree abandon. The story takes place in […]

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Slumdog Millionaire

Wonderful.

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Ghosts of Girlfriends Past

Typical Matthew McConaughey.

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I Love You, Man

Bromantic comedy.

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The Memory Keeper’s Daughter

It made me cry.

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The Human Stain

Anthony Hopkins is black and Nicole Kidman lives in a barn.

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The Natural

Spring and baseball movies is like pancakes and syrup.

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Doubt

Meryl Streep is evil.

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Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

A heist movie starring a much younger Jeff Bridges and Clint Eastwood.

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Easy Virtue

Hilarious British period movie.

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Punisher: War Zone

Surprisingly good sequel.

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