Red State (***½)

With ‘Red State’, Kevin Smith has a done a complete 180 as a filmmaker.  The writer/director known for being a premiere comedy auteur has made...

Bellflower (****)

Bellflower’ is easily the most unique film that I’ve seen in 2011 to date.  It’s also one of the very best of the year...

The Tree of Life (Multiple Reviews)

Joey Magidson’s Review (**½) After what seems like an eternity, Terrence Malick’s 5th film has finally reached theaters.  The Tree of Life is a great...

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (Multiple Reviews)

John Foote’s Review (****) And so what began ten years ago comes to an end, after seven outstanding books and eight very good, bordering sometimes...

Larry Crowne (Multiple Reviews)

Michael Ward’s Review (**) Two of the biggest superstars on the planet, Tom Hanks and Julia Roberts, join together for the romantic comedy, Larry Crowne,...

Passion Play (*½)

It’s almost hard to believe how bad Passion Play is.  Aside from a rather amusing supporting performance by Bill Murray, every single other element...

Trust (***)

Director David Schwimmer (yes, Ross from Friends) takes a subject tailor made for a crummy Lifetime Original Movie and manages to make a compelling...

Scre4m (***½)

Quite possibly the most openly meta horror film that I’ve ever seen, Scre4m functions as not just an effective sequel to the horror franchise,...

Prom (**½)

An earnest yet corny and clichéd teen movie, Prom wants to feel like modern John Hughes but ends up feeling like something more at...

Jane Eyre (***)

In general, I’ve always been lukewarm on Jane Eyre as a whole, be it in book or movie form.  It’s just always been something...

Arthur (**)

A remake that seems to miss the point of what made the original a success, Arthur is a big misfire that completely wastes the...

Hanna (***)

A surprisingly successful action flick, Hanna shows some interesting range for director Joe Wright.  The story itself isn’t all that different from any other...

Water For Elephants (**½)

One of the most beloved and best selling romantic novels of recent years, Sara Gruen's "Water For Elephants" has had a legion of fans...

Your Highness (*)

Danny McBride’s rise from a bit player in edgy and button-pushing comedies to the star of his own HBO comedy series, “Eastbound & Down”,...

Thor (***)

One of the most eagerly anticipated films of 2011, “Thor” arrives with a lot riding on its well-defined shoulders. For starters, “Thor” represents the...

Fast Five (**1/2)

On the way to the screening for "Fast Five", it dawned on me that not only is this the fifth film in the "Fast...

Bridesmaids (***½)

Refreshingly honest and as insightful as it is hilarious, “Bridesmaids” is a terrific comedy. With a winning cast led by Saturday Night Live (“SNL”)...

Rio (***)

“Rio” is one of those films that sneaks up on you. You are watching it, enjoying it, appreciating that it is entertaining and not...

Pirates Of The Caribbean – On Stranger Tides (**½)

For the first time in four years, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise returns to the big screen with a revamped cast and for...

The Hangover Part II (**)

The inevitable sequel to the massively successful 2009 Golden Globe-winning comedy, “The Hangover” has arrived amid much speculation and excitement. The first film, budgeted...

Source Code (***½)

Possibly the most purely entertaining film of 2011 so far, Source Code shows that director Duncan Jones is already one of the better filmmakers...

Hall Pass (***)

Bob Farrelly and Peter Farrelly are the dynamic duo of comedy. They know how to make a film fun and enjoyable. And they proved...

Crazy, Stupid, Love. (Multiple Reviews)

Michael Ward’s Review (***) Crazy, Stupid, Love. is as wonderfully entertaining a film as it is frustrating. There are moments that grab your heart in...

Super 8 (Multiple Reviews)

Joey Magidson’s Review (***½) Super 8 is a real throwback of a summer movie.  If I didn’t know better, I would have thought for...

Midnight in Paris (Multiple Reviews)

Joey Magidson’s Review (***½) When dealing with a legendary director’s newest film, it’s always dangerous to compare the work to their classics.  One walks a...

The High Cost of Living (***)

A well-acted melodrama that rises above its (mostly) derivative premise and inexperienced filmmaker, The High Cost of Living showcases Zach Braff in a very...

The Beaver (****)

Regardless of what you think of Mel Gibson and his personal issues, there’s only one thing to be said about his performance in Jodie...

Sympathy for Delicious (***½)

Mark Ruffalo makes an impressive debut as a director in the very original and fantastical parable Sympathy for Delicious.  Working off of a fearless...

Meek’s Cutoff (***)

A very well acted and intense tale of survival and manages to (mostly) circumvent its incredibly slow pacing, Meek’s Cutoff is at once both...

The People vs. George Lucas (**½)

A documentary that never quite manages to make itself more worthwhile than just as a gimmick, The People vs. George Lucas amounts to little...

A Serbian Film (*)

I really don’t know what to make of A Serbian Film.  It may be the first film that I truly consider to be “torture...

Everything Must Go (***)

Will Ferrell gives his best performance to date in the small dramedy Everything Must Go, and it’s clear that he’s the best thing about...

Daydream Nation (***)

Buoyed by the best performance in the young career of Kat Dennings, Daydream Nation is an offbeat romantic drama that really wants to be...

Kaboom! (***)

Filmmaker Gregg Araki is an acquired taste, to say the least.  He’s made some interesting films, but aside from Mysterious Skin, I don’t think...

Happythankyoumoreplease (***)

Very much your standard indie romantic dramedy (aching to be a Woody Allen type film), Happythankyoumoreplease is a cut above its cinematic cousins due...