Blades of Glory may be a bit crude, a tad distasteful, a touch over-the-top, but it was actually funny. That is right, a comedy where laughter could actually be heard in the theater.
Movie: Shooter (R) Released: March 23rd, 2007 Runtime: 2 hr. 4 min. Ticket Price: $5.00 Early Matinee Refreshments: Swedish Fish Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Michael Pena, Kate Mara and Danny Glover Director: Antoine Fuqua Rating: Worth a Matinee – [Rating:3/4] Synopsis: A marksmen and former military sniper leaves the military after a mission goes badly. Three [...]
Premonition is a well-done suspense drama for the most part. You want to keep watching. You want to know what is going on. Do you find out what is going on? Well, I don’t want to give anything away. This kind of movie is tough to review. You can give away much of the plot in a comedy and it will still be funny. Same with a drama and it will still be dramatic. In the case of a suspense thriller, if you give away too much, it ceases to be suspenseful and the thrill is gone. Well, what to do?
300, while visually appealing, in the end leaves you with a, “is that all there is,” feeling upon leaving the theater. The movie is based on the graphic novel by Frank Miller (Sin City), which was inspired by the 1962 movie, The 300 Spartans. That movie was based on the historical Battle of Thermopylae. Ultimately, something got lost in translation.
Wild Hogs is by no means a great movie. It’s not even a great comedy. What it is though, is a fun ride. Wild Hogs is the story of four suburban guys who have stopped having fun and have gotten used to the way things are. In an attempt to change things up they head out on the open road.