Archive for January, 2013

Parker – 4 stars

Sunday, January 27th, 2013

Parker is very good. Story maintained interest, good performances, plenty of action, bit gory, nice setting (Palm Beach).

Movie 43 – 4 stars

Saturday, January 26th, 2013

Movie 43 is very good. Gross, offensive, bit juvenile, but very funny with a stellar cast in unfamiliar roles.

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D – 3 1/2 stars

Friday, January 25th, 2013

Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters 3D is good. Top effects, interesting story, fine performances, refreshing change from usual vampire hunting.

Broken City – 4 stars

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013

Broken City is very good. Intense, interesting story, fine performances, plenty of action, a bit dark at times.

The Last Stand – 4 stars

Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013

The Last Stand is very good. Plenty of action, fine performances, entertaining story, top effects, real nice Corvette ZR1 / Z0.

Mama – 4 1/2 stars

Friday, January 18th, 2013

Mama is excellent for its genre. Plenty of thrills, intense story, fine performances, top notch effects, younger daughter was fantastic.

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) – 3 stars

Saturday, January 12th, 2013

Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013) is decent for the genre. Gory, more laughs than frights, different spin on story, fans of genre will enjoy.

“Gangster Squad” – 4 stars

Friday, January 11th, 2013

“Gangster Squad” is very good.  Intense, plenty of action, bit dark, fine performances, interesting story.  Not for children.

‘The Impossible” – 3 1/2 stars

Sunday, January 6th, 2013

“The Impossible” is good. Heart warming story within a terrible tragedy. Fine performances, quality effects, kept interest.

Prefer wider screen of original Note vs. Note II

Thursday, January 3rd, 2013

The Note II is an excellent device, but I do prefer the wider screen of the Note I for horizontal screen viewing.