Snapped Written by Steve Abbott Directed by Jeff Prosserman & Julan Van Nil Amy...Tiffany Amber Knight Rose...Nataloe Van Rensberg Trevor...Michael Bien When does a crime scene photograph become art? According to Snapped, when it’s placed on a gallery wall instead of an evidence locker. Show More Summary
Teaching - perhaps because it involves children, or maybe because it's a public service - is a heavily romanticized profession. The "best" teachers are usually portrayed as epic heroes in movies. Even in classic "practical" teachingShow More Summary
This week my family had the chance to catch a screening of Disney’s new animated movie, Frozen. It’s the perfect winter movie to take in with (or without) the kids in your life this holiday weekend. I’ve enjoyed some of Disney’s recent hits, including Tangled and Wreck-It-Ralph, so I was hoping Frozen was going to […]
The new "Hunger Games" movie isn't the only adaptation of a monster young-adult bestseller in theaters at the moment. Buried deep in its box-office shadow is "The Book Thief," whose source novel by Markus Zusak is enormously popular....Show More Summary
Reviewed by Tom Becker Quote: "You can tell how a Hallmark Channel holiday movie is going to turn out simply because it's a Hallmark Channel holiday movie."
What started out a dozen years ago as a mid-budget B-film followed by two equally unambitious (but enjoyable) sequels, is now a six picture mega-franchise worth billions of dollars to Universal Pictures. It is also a franchise just getting started. Show More Summary
JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - 'Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom' won rave reviews from South Africans who flocked to its opening night but critics were unimpressed, with one describing the latest biopic about the anti-apartheid leader as overly reverential ANC...
Kathleen Hanna cut a formidable path throughout the ’90s and into the 2000s as the co-founder of the riot grrl movement, frontwoman of genre-defining punk band Bikini Kill, and member of progressive electro-pop trio Le Tigre. Then in...Show More Summary
Remember when movies skated by on the thinnest and most implausible of plots, featured ample explosions, gratuitous use of ludicrously big firearms, a slight “message” behind it all, and were anchored by a larger-than-life action star whose inexplicable presence in … Continue reading ? The post Film Review: Homefront appeared first on Latino-Review.com.
Warning! Spoilers! The writing is wonderful. The casting and acting is spot on. But what else could we expect from Writer/Director Richard Curtis? He brought us Notting Hill and Love Actually. Mr. Curtis breaks rules screenwriting coaches swear by. Show More Summary
Is Jason Statham the new Sylvester Stallone? I'd always imagined him as the new Steve McQueen. But Stallone took this script down off the shelf, taking credits as writer and producer on Homefront for his Expendables costar. It's not hard to imagine it with Stallone playing the central character, Phil Broker. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Jim Thomas Quote: "Regardless of the movie's historical significance, it's simply a damn good movie, period."
Remaking Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy was a no-win proposition. For the dedicated fans, it could never be good enough, while the title doesn’t exactly have name brand value. To salve some fanboys complaints, Spike Lee was brought in to direct, and Josh Brolin stars in this Americanized adaptation that may not live up to the original, [...]
Jobs came into theaters on August 16th of this year. The film received mixed reviews, where some thought the film was intriguing but slightly over exaggerated, whereas others criticized the film as being inaccurate. It was better than iSteve. For those that missed Jobs in the theaters it is available today in iTunes and on […]
It’s been over a year since our stalwart freelancer, Nick Tapalansky, relayed, courtesy of Japan Air. Anticipation hasn’t ratcheted up since then, per se (not in he way it might for, say, the next EVA flick), but the movie’s here, at last, and it does live up to its nigh-unanimous kudos. Show More Summary
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire came out this past weekend to positive reviews and massive box office success. To catch people up on the story before it came out, YouTube mainstay Cinefix reimagined the original Hunger Games movie as...Show More Summary
By "Hunters" Best Defense guest movie critic There are only four military science fiction (sci-fi) stories which consistently get mentioned as must reads in the ‘military' world. I've ordered them in my assessment of precedence: Starship Troopers by Robert A. Show More Summary
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I'll admit that I was surprised when Jacob Latimore burst into song early into Kasi Lemmons' Black Nativity. I went into the screening having only the vaguest knowledge of the cast and the director, and no one had mentioned that it was...Show More Summary
Hayao Miyazaki's latest movie, The Wind Rises, is a story about a historic person: the project lead on the Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane. It's decidedly unlike the imaginative, family-friendly adventures that Studio Ghibli is best known for. Show More Summary