Archive for August, 2012

“Lawless” – 3 stars

Friday, August 31st, 2012

“Lawless” is weird, dark, lots of action, dragged a bit at times, fine performances, and overall a good, albeit not great movie.

“Killer Joe” – 3 1/2 stars

Wednesday, August 29th, 2012

“Killer Joe” is weird, strange, dark, off-beat, violent, and good. If you like a dark movie, see it, but leave the kids at home.

“The Apparition” – 3 1/2 stars

Tuesday, August 28th, 2012

“The Apparition” is a good movie with fine performances for the genre. Not my favorite genre, but story interesting, “scarier” than most.

“2016: Obama’s America” – 4 stars

Saturday, August 25th, 2012

“2016: Obama’s America” is well done. Very interesting, thought provoking, should be seen whether pro, or against, then make own decision.

“Premium Rush” – 4 1/2 stars

Friday, August 24th, 2012

“Premium Rush” is excellent. Great action, fine performances, intriguing story, nice ending, time flew.

“Celeste and Jesse Forever” – 2 stars

Tuesday, August 21st, 2012

“Celeste and Jesse Forever” was not my cup of tea. Performances were OK, but thought the movie dragged overall.

“ParaNorman” – 4 stars

Monday, August 20th, 2012

“ParaNorman” is entertaining. Definitely a bit weird, strange, eccentric, off-beat, but very good with interesting storyline.

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” – 3 1/2 stars

Saturday, August 18th, 2012

“The Odd Life of Timothy Green” is enjoyable. Geared for kids – story is heart warming, performances fine, nice ending, time flew.

“The Expendables 2” – 4 stars

Friday, August 17th, 2012

“The Expendables 2” is very good. Stars may be aging, but still fine performances, gobs of action, top notch effects, and interesting story.

“The Campaign” – 4 stars

Monday, August 13th, 2012

“The Campaign” is very good. Lots of laughs, a bit crude, fast pace, unexpected twist at the end, and Zach is excellent.