Cinema Blend Movie Reviews March 31st, 2009 | Movie Reviews
The movie is funny enough, and an enjoyable ride overall, and most importantly evokes those familiar nostalgic feelings that get you looking over old camp photos one random night. That patina of memory takes away a little from the realism that characterizes a bit of IAdventurelandI; even when the movie delves into sadness or some genuinely raw emotions, it mostly gets swept under the banner of that one crazy summer.
Louise March 31st, 2009 | Action, Movie Reviews
An action film can no longer seem to exist without the following ingredients: an elevator shaft (probably, but not definitely, the site of a death), a rooftop (most frequentlyÂ involves shooting and running), a helicopter (which, by definition, must have a character on the outside of it at one point), and of course, large explosions. These are the bread and butter of a modern action film.Â 12 Rounds by no means falls short in any of these categories. If you are looking to see a solid action movie, 12 Rounds is the one to see. However, do notÂ delve for something deeper than
David Wiegand March 29th, 2009 | Movie Reviews
RATING: (POLITE APPLAUSE) "Midsomer Murders" is the British rural version of Dick Wolf's "Law & Order" series: It hit on a tried-and-true formula in 1997 and hasn't budged from it in all those years. That's why both shows just keep on going. Like Wolf's...
Mick LaSalle March 29th, 2009 | Movie Reviews
RATING: (POLITE APPLAUSE) Ahh, the good old days, when it was possible to watch a documentary called "The Great Depression" without picturing yourself on a breadline. This four-part A&E series originally aired in 1998, but it's going into release...
Cinema Blend Movie Previews March 28th, 2009 | Movie Reviews
Leading up to the events of X-Men, X-Men Origins: Wolverine tells the story of Wolverines epically violent and romantic past, his complex relationship with Victor Creed, and the ominous Weapon X program. Along the way, Wolverine encounters many mutants, both familiar and new, including surprise appearances by several legends of the X-Men universe whose appearances in the film series have long been anticipated.