Film Review: The Tourist

The Tourist
A review of "The Tourist" (2010).
12:51PM
December
21, 2010

The Tourist is a remake of a 2005 French film. You don’t have to worry about subtitles; just focus on the charms of Angelina Jolie.

Film Review: The King’s Speech

Colin Firth in a scene from
Colin Firth (pictured) plays the stuttering King George VI in 'The King's Speech.'
12:19PM
December
21, 2010

The King’s Speech starts as the man second in line to the British throne, and known to his family as “Bertie” (Colin Firth), is struggling with a lifelong disability, that of stammering. In his life as a royal, it just won’t do.

Film Review: True Grit

Jeff Bridges in a scene from the Coen Brothers 2010 remake of 'True Grit.'
Jeff Bridges in a scene from the Coen Brothers 2010 remake of 'True Grit.'
11:41AM
December
21, 2010

We have three factors in play here. The novel by Charles Portis, the John Wayne film for which he won his only Oscar, and the new film featuring Jeff Bridges.

Film Review: The Next Three Days

'The Next Three Days.'
'The Next Three Days.'
9:05AM
December
2, 2010

Crowe and Banks are very believable. This is a relatively long film at 2 hours because there is a slow buildup to the finale. But it is worth the wait.

Film Review: Tangled

'Tangled' poster.
A review of the animated Disney film 'Tangled.'
9:00AM
December
2, 2010

The animation is what one would expect from Disney — lush and colorful. It’s a pleasure to watch.

Film Review: 127 Hours

127 Hours poster
A review of '127 Hours.'
8:58AM
December
2, 2010

Franco has proved to be a very strong actor and he carries off this role successfully. And Danny Boyle knows how to keep a largely one-set location interesting.

Film Review: Burlesque

Burlesque poster
A review of the musical film 'Burlesque' starring Christina Aguilera and Cher.
8:56AM
December
2, 2010

I’m happy to say that Cher is still Cher in looks and voice. Aguilera is a revelation to those who don’t already know her

Film Review: Fair Game

Sean Penn in a scene from 'Fair Game' (2010).
Sean Penn in a scene from 'Fair Game' (2010), a movie about CIA operative Valerie Plame (Naomi Watts).
11:15AM
November
19, 2010

A review of ‘Fair Game,’ the highly-publicized movie about Valerie Plame (played by Naomi Watts).

Film Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1

'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' (2010) poster.
'Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1' (2010).
11:14AM
November
19, 2010

A review of the latest Harry Potter: I enjoyed seeing the maturity of these three characters and their acting ability. Daniel Radcliffe, for one, is showing a more nuanced performance.