Category Archives: Drama

Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor Review: Next stop, The Lifetime Network

It’s times like this that I have to remind myself over and over that it’s almost summer.  March hasn’t been too terrible overall, but a load of mediocre movies can almost be worse than a load of terrible movies.  When … Continue reading

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Admission Review: One for the Waitlist

There is nothing more painful when it comes to movies than seeing someone you love in a movie you, well, don’t.   Think the entire cast of Movie 43, or 90% or Robert DeNiro’s movie choices over the past decade.  Seeing … Continue reading

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Ruby Sparks Review: The Dangers of Mindcest

Between this year’s theatrical releases and the classic movies I’ve been working my way through, there has been very little time to catch up on some of the hidden gems of 2012 that I’ve missed.  Of these, the only three … Continue reading

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Dead Man Down Review: The Girl Who Messed Up Colin’s Revenge

When a foreign director makes his or her Hollywood debut, the transition rarely runs very smoothly.  This is the reason so many english adaptations of foreign films are directed and written by american directors; our country’s film industry knows how … Continue reading

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Snitch Review: More Than the Mandatory Minimum

When it comes to modern action heroes, you’ve got to wonder why Hollywood’s had so few new takers that it’s forced to rely on recycling the old ones as many times as possible.  Aside from the leathery, wrinkled old guard … Continue reading

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Beautiful Creatures: Not Just Twilight with Witches

Like me, many of you probably had the same reaction upon seeing the first trailers for Beautiful Creatures:  it’s just Twilight with Witches.  With the vacuum left by Stephanie Meyers shamefully successful “saga” it comes as no surprise that Hollywood has … Continue reading

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The Master Review: Don’t Blink

It’s about damn time that I got around to seeing this one.  Released last September, The Master has racked up piles of acting nominations and enjoyed a healthy amount of critical if not necessarily commercial success (the film only made … Continue reading

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Side Effects Review: Soderbergh’s Supposed Swan Song

Hooray for alliteration!  My high school english professors would be proud.  In any case, I got to play catch-up yesterday before the Valentines day movie rush, and the only thing left to cross off my list was Steven Soderbergh’s Side … Continue reading

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The Grey Review: Once More Into the Fray

Finally, a role worthy of Liam Neeson’s talents!  This just goes to show that he still is a great actor; just a great actor with really terrible taste in recent years.  In any case, it’s nice to see that January … Continue reading

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Killer Joe Review: Fun for the Whole Family!

Nothing says Father-Son bonding quite like pimping out your sister to a middle aged stranger to serve as collateral while that stranger kills your mom. Killer Joe is the second movie I was sad to have missed in 2012, so … Continue reading

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