Monthly Archives: July 2011

Ten Fave Films from the First Half of 2011

I thought it might be fun to share the ten movies I have enjoyed the most so far this year.  Of course, there is much more to come in 2011, so stayed tuned . . . Ten Favorite Films from … Continue reading

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Eight ‘Fun Size’ Movie Reviews (from ‘The Ward’ to ‘I Saw the Devil’)

“The Ward” is director John Carpenter’s latest thriller about a young woman (played by Amber Heard) who is being held against her will in a psychiatric hospital. While there, horrific things begin to occur. I’ll be honest: this is a … Continue reading

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Five ‘Fun Size’ Movie Reviews (from ‘Beginners’ to ‘Pooh’)

“Beginners” stars Christopher Plummer as the elderly Hal who comes out as gay to his adult son, Oliver, played by Ewan McGregor. Hal also learns that he has cancer. Oliver meets a young lady with whom he develops a quirky … Continue reading

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‘The Tree of Life’ (Movie Review) ****

Terrence Malick is evidently a private person. He doesn’t give many interviews, so it’s hard to really know him. However, I feel I know him better after seeing his newest movie, “The Tree of Life.” The film feels intensely personal. It is … Continue reading

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‘Mad Bastards’ (Movie Review) *** 1/2

I like movies with a heart. I’m not talking about syrupy-sweet overly sentimental films. I mean movies with a genuine heart, crafted as a labor of love. So it is with pleasure that I write about the Australian movie “Mad Bastards,” … Continue reading

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Fourteen ‘Fun Size’ Movie Reviews (from ‘Transformers’ to ‘Midnight in Paris’)

Due to my recent apartment move and a huge work project which is now complete, I’ve been off my game as far as writing here is concerned. But none of that has stopped me from seeing movies. Now is time to catch … Continue reading

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