MOVIE REVUE: Only In Time Will Tell…

October 28, 2011

 

If you had all the time in the world, what would you do? Would you take it one day at a time? Would you take any risks? Those questions and lot more make you wonder as you take in the new movie In Time.   In Time gives a sci-fi twist to the age old battle between the haves and the have-nots. In the case of In Time, time is money – literally.

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MOVIE REVUE: An Old Frontier for Cowboys & Aliens

July 29, 2011

Cowboys and Aliens

A movie with a premise like Cowboys & Aliens might muster plenty of unwarranted criticism from biased moviegoers, but its content isn’t as black-and-white as its title might suggest. Jon Favreau’s $180 Million blockbuster-to-be is unquestionably an epic, but it unwittingly parlays its winning premise into a veritable roulette wheel of formulaic fallbacks, diminishing its confidence as a genre crossover. That being said, it’s also an ambitious and well crafted sci-fi action film that transposes elements from a tired theme with a fresh setting in an effort to revitalize a story that dates back to the 1950s.

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MOVIE REVUE: Cowboys & Aliens: A Meditation

July 29, 2011

And now, for Hollywood’s latest comic book adaptation, Cowboys & Aliens.  I don’t know anything about the comic on which this film is based, so there will be no comparison between the two.  There will be no summary, nor will there be a discussion of plot found here; the movie gives you exactly what the title promises – cowboys and aliens – and that’s all you need to know.  However, what follows this paragraph is more of a discussion piece.  I apologize in advance; this piece may seem schizophrenic and disjointed, but so are my feelings about the movie.
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MOVIE REVUE: A Digital Domain

December 16, 2010

 

Tron Legacy

28 years have gone by since we’ve seen Jeff Bridges on the screen playing Kevin Flynn.  Why a movie studio would hold back on a sequel to a film that holds a cult following is beyond me.  With technology advancing so far, this is a movie that screams to be made and featured on big screens all over.  Sure, the original may be a bit dated, but this new film is sure to please.  So does it?  The answer is, it certainly does.

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