Archive for May, 2010

It’s Complicated

It’s not complicated, it’s boring.  And then we’re treated to a shot of Alec Baldwin’s fat, wrinkly bottom.  Completely unnecessary. Pass.

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The Lovely Bones

A young girl is murdered.  The remaining investigation is worth about 45 minutes – instead someone decided to drag it out to over 2 hours.  Most of that 2 hours is spent showing the murdered girl exploring her “heaven”.  We don’t care, it adds nothing to the story except to show off some ho-hum special […]

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A Serious Man

This is the story of a man who tries to be good and deal with all the crap that the world throws at him… and there’s a lot of crap.   There’s nothing funny or entertaining, there’s no message, there’s not even a proper ending. He is being threatened by the father of one of his […]

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Surviving Crooked Lake

4 teen girls go on a big canoe trip and everything goes horribly wrong. Canadian! Gloomy, pass.

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Iron Man 2

Take the awesomeness that was the original Iron Man, add Scarlett Johansson in tight leather and Samuel L. Jackson in an eye patch, knock a little off the top for being a sequel and you have Iron Man 2.

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The Losers

Very good action movie.

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The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus

Another pile of weirdness from the mind of Terry Gilliam. Pass.

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The Slammin’ Salmon

This is an incredibly stupid movie but it’s very funny and therefore worth watching.

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Kick Ass

All kinds of goofy goodness.

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Date Night

Very funny.

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Love Story

The greatest love story of all time. Classic.

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Moon

Unusual, with a twist. Worth watching.

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Up in the Air

An “uplifting” movie (HA!) Recommended viewing.

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The Informant!

Perhaps one of the most irritating movies I’ve ever seen. Pass.

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Clash of the Titans

Decent action movie.  Heavy on the CG.

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Desperately Seeking Susan

Madonna.

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She’s Out of My League

Remarkable good romantic comedy.

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Astro Boy

Based on the 80’s cartoon. Decent.

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Smokin’ Aces 2: Assassins’ Ball

Sex and violence and blood and guts. Decent for what it is.

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Nine Miles Down

Nine Miles Down is about a security guard that is sent to check on a remote research station when they don’t check in. Adequate.

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