Archive for June, 2010

Youth in Revolt

A young man adopts an alter-ego, Francois Dillinger, in order to win the love of Sheeni Saunders.

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The A-Team

The awesome movie based on the awesome tv show from the ’80’s.

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When in Rome

Kristen Bell plays Beth, a young woman who doesn’t believe in love.  While at her sister’s wedding in Rome she takes a handful of coins from the fountain of love.  The sky darkens, lightning flashes, and the owner of each coin becomes instantly infatuated with her.  The rest of the movie involves Beth trying to […]

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The Sting

Robert Redford and Paul Newman star in this Ocean’s 11 type movie.  Set in Chicago in the ’30’s, two con-men orchestrate an elaborate con to bring down a New York mob boss. Excellent movie.

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Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Based on the video game.  It’s a satisfactory summer blockbuster but not something I would want to watch over and over.  I had trouble believing Jake Gyllenhaal as a Persian.

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Coco Avant Chanel

A French film starring Audrey Tautou which tells the story of the early life of Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel. Decent movie.

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Robin Hood

Russel Crowe does a good job as Robin Longstride (aka Robin Hood).  The movie tells the story of the how Robin Hood came to be and consequently spends a lot of time dealing with 12th century politics and other historical events such as the crusades and the invasion of England by Phillip of Spain.  It […]

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