With the white-knuckle suspense of Flightplan, the “keep it real” radio host vibe of Talk to Me, and the terrifying psycho-thriller shock effect of Mr. Brooks, The Brave One is a well-crafted, entertaining film marred by excessive foul language, violence and a dark worldview.
- September 14, 2007 |
The true story of the fall of FBI spy Robert Hanssen, Breach shows how a man who tricked the U.S. government for decades was brought down by the very people he held in contempt, and how a young bureau employee who shared Hanssen’s Catholic faith led to the man’s undoing.
- February 17, 2007 |
There’s nothing that spectacular about the special effects in Bridge to Terabithia. But the film's characterization is extraordinary, just like the award-winning book on which it's based. And no amount of computer-generated effects can make up for that.
- February 16, 2007 |
Jane Campion has made a career off of tortured love stories, yet Bright Star is different (even opposite, and superior). Her past films have been about tortured people who destroy their circumstances. This, conversely, is a bittersweet arc of pure people who are tragically tortured by circumstances.
- October 02, 2009 |
Based on a true story that took place before the French Revolution in 1765, a beast roams the countryside of Gevaudan, France, killing only women and children. Unsatisfied with the results produced by his army, the king sends a court biologist and his mysterious blood brother to investigate the killings.
- January 28, 2002 |
Director Terry Gilliam is known for quirky movies including “Time Bandits,” “Brazil,” and “12 Monkeys.” Although he applies his same creativity to a pseudo-fariy tale in "The Brothers Grimm," real Gilliam fans are better off renting one of his earlier films.
- August 26, 2005 |
Imagine going to a Jim Carrey movie to get a good laugh and walking away with a life-changing message! "Bruce Almighty" offers moments of laughter and an entertaining story, but it will leave you thinking about the spiritual elements long after you've left the theater.
- May 23, 2003 |