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Oct 26 2010

MOVIE: HEREAFTER

By | October 26th, 2010|Drama, Fantasy, Movies|0 Comments

Clint Eastwood, that long, lean, laconic cowboy of yesteryear, is thinking about death. In HEREAFTER he has crafted a movie that gently explores the subject of what lies beyond with soulful brevity and a flood of emotion; it begins with a violent tidal wave and ends in a wash of tenderness. Three stories gradually and [...]

Jul 01 2010

MOVIE REVIEW: TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE

By | July 1st, 2010|Action & Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Movies, Romance|0 Comments

"THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE" TRAILER It's beyond an eclipse. It's a black out of intergalactic proportions. No one really expected this movie about Edward (Robert Pattinson) the vampire and Jacob(Taylor Lautner) the werewolf fighting over Bella (Kristen Stewart) the reluctant Swan to be great art. But I didn't expect it to put me into a [...]

Mar 10 2010

MOVIE REVIEW: ALICE IN WONDERLAND

By | March 10th, 2010|Family, Fantasy, Movies|0 Comments

I was with Alice from the minute she fell down that hole--and Tim Burton really took me there. ALICE IN WONDERLAND is a girl's journey. Unlike AVATAR in which the hero layers on a second, perfected self and thrusts himself into a new world doing battle in outer space, Alice falls inward in search of [...]

Dec 29 2009

Movie reviews: AVATAR/CORALINE(even better)

By | December 29th, 2009|Action & Adventure, Animation, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Kids, Movies|0 Comments

Am having a movie orgy on vacation and just saw one that blows AVATAR out of the water-- CORALINE. If CORALINE was only half as brilliant as it is, it would still be 100 times more brilliant than AVATAR. I saw AVATAR a few weeks ago at a critics screening, and while I was initially [...]

Nov 28 2009

DOUBLE FEATURE: NEW MOON/AN EDUCATION

By | November 28th, 2009|Drama, Fantasy, Movies, Romance|0 Comments

It's that time of year when all the "serious" films are released. And so we have an onslaught of the best and the brightest, or those that wanna be. It's a mad dash to release by the end of the year for two reasons: 1) to make the Oscar deadline, (2)to be remembered by Oscar [...]