• Posts Tagged ‘Fun’

    The Three Musketeers

    by  • October 24, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Paul W.S. Anderson Starring: Matthew Macfadyen, Milla Jovovich, Luke Evans, Ray Stevenson, Logan Lerman, Christoph Waltz Rated: PG-13 for sequences of adventure action violence It seems to be a requirement for Hollywood to make a film based on “The Three Musketeers” at least once every twenty years, preferably saturated with whatever is currently in vogue....

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    Real Steel

    by  • October 11, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Shawn Levy Starring: Hugh Jackman, Dakota Goyo, Evangelie Lilly, Kevin Durand Rated: PG-13 for some violence, intense action and brief language Disney has many strengths, and “Real Steel” plays to two of them: telling heartwarming tales about underdogs and offering sweet stories about kids and parents bonding. The latter sometimes spills over into laughably twee...

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    Rise of the Planet of the Apes

    by  • August 7, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Rupert Wyatt Starring: James Franco, Andy Serkis, John Lithgow, Freida Pinto, Brian Cox, Tom Felton Rated: PG-13 for violence, terror, some sexuality and brief strong language. Prequels are by definition at something of an advantage -- knowing even the basic plot of the stories that take place after them means that you have at least...

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    Cowboys & Aliens

    by  • August 1, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Jon Favreau Starring: Daniel Craig, Olivia Wilde, Harrison Ford Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of western and sci-fi action and violence, some partial nudity and a brief crude reference. Westerns and alien invasion flicks both have their cliches, and the idea of mashing the two together is a clever one -- that kind of genre...

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    Captain America

    by  • July 25, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    It's still summer, and "Captain America" is a summer superhero movie if there ever was one. It takes us to a 1940s America where the little guy can achieve beyond his wildest dreams, and where good people can destroy evil with tenacity, luck, and a strong jawline.

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