“The Dark Knight”: Dark Fun

4 out of 5 stars (one of the best of the year) Note: This is one of my personal favorite films.  It is a great example of how to do an action movie correctly.  While there are many, many action sequences in the film, they are always in service to the story.  If that sounds… Continue Reading

“Journey to the Center” of the Theater

3 out of 5 stars (average)   Trevor Anderson (Brendan Fraser) is a not-so-successful geologist at a university. Trevor’s lab is being shut down by the university since his research isn’t getting anywhere. To make things worse, Trevor’s sister-in-law is dropping off her PSP-obsessed teenage son Sean (Josh Hutcherson), whose father has been missing since… Continue Reading

“Hancock”: Not Your Normal Hero

3.5 out of 5 stars   This is the summer of superhero films. There was “Iron Man,” “The Incredible Hulk” (which I missed) and now the industry gives us “Hancock.” Hancock (Will Smith) is a man with the ability to fly and kick villain’s booties in the blink of an eye. He has drinking and… Continue Reading


Note: This is a good film.  When I first saw this, I didn’t understand it.  Currently, I do not find the film to be a bore, but a very well-told story.  Just goes to show how time can change a person’s perspective.  Please enjoy the review below. 2.5 out of 5 stars (decent) This is… Continue Reading

99 Reasons to see “Get Smart”

4 out of 5 stars (one of the best of the year) Steve Carroll • Closing steel doors • Top secret headquarters • Laser beams • Skydiving without a parachute • Max kissing Agent 99 • Anne Hathaway • Max kissing Agent 23 • Dwayne “ The Rock” (looks like my dad) Johnson • Shoe… Continue Reading