Archive for July, 2012

“The Intouchables” – 4 stars

Monday, July 30th, 2012

“The Intouchables” is very good – interesting, emotional, great ending, fine performances, and some humor.  Enjoyable.

“Farewell, My Queen” – 3 1/2 stars

Monday, July 30th, 2012

“Farewell, My Queen” is an interesting period piece about the final days of the French Monarchy. Fine performances, lavish scenes.

“Step-Up Revolution 3D” – 3 stars

Saturday, July 28th, 2012

“Step-Up Revolution 3D” wasn’t bad. I am not the target audience, but did appreciate the talent exhibited, not necessarily the routines.

“The Watch” – 3 stars

Friday, July 27th, 2012

“The Watch” is funny at times, but dragged a bit at times as well. Performances fine, CGI very good, story OK.

“The Dark Night Rises” & the Batman Marathon – 5 stars

Friday, July 20th, 2012

“The Dark Night Rises”, and the Batman Marathon were both excellent. Fantastic effects, and although long movies, time flew.

“Drunkboat” – 4 stars

Sunday, July 15th, 2012

“Drunkboat” is very good. Quirky, eccentric, a bit strange with top performances from a stellar cast. Recommended.

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” – 4 stars

Saturday, July 14th, 2012

“Beasts of the Southern Wild” is very good. Intense, emotional, heart warming, fine performances, and causes you to reflect.

“Ice Age Continental Drift 3D” – 3 stars

Friday, July 13th, 2012

“Ice Age Continental Drift 3D” is good. Animation top notch, voice casting fine, story OK athough dragged a bit at times.

“Savages” – 3 1/2 stars

Tuesday, July 10th, 2012

“Savages” is good. Intense at times, dragged at times, gory overall, and fine performances from a well known cast.

“To Rome With Love” – 3 1/2 stars

Monday, July 9th, 2012

“To Rome With Love” is good. Typical Woody Allen movie, fine performances from a quality cast, interesting story, beautiful Rome scenery.