Archive for September, 2013

Rush – 4 stars

Saturday, September 28th, 2013

Rush is very good.  Interesting story, fine performances, superb racing scenes (I am an auto enthusiast), quality effects.

Don Jon – 4 stars

Friday, September 27th, 2013

Don Jon is very good.  Funny, crude at times, enjoyable story   Gordon-Leviitt is excellent, and the Confession scenes are classic.

My Lucky Star – 4 stars

Wednesday, September 25th, 2013

My Lucky Star is a humorous, enjoyable, solid, Chinese, subtitled movie.  Very light spy spoof with fine performances.

Prisoners – 3 1/2 stars

Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

Prisoners is good.  Interesting story, fine performances; however, about half hour too long, and “over acted” at times.

The Wizard of Oz IMAX 3D – 5 stars

Friday, September 20th, 2013

The Wizard of Oz IMAX 3D is excellent.  Great to see such  a classic movie on the big screen again with some nice digital enhancements.

Insidious 2 – 5 stars

Saturday, September 14th, 2013

Insidious 2 is excellent.  Not my favorite genre, but it is suspenseful, thrilling, very interesting, even ‘scary” at times. Fine performances.

The Family – 4 stars

Thursday, September 12th, 2013

The Family is very good, I am a fan of the stars.  Movie was enjoyable, top performances, lots of action / laughs, interesting story.

Instructions Not Included – 4 1/2 stars

Wednesday, September 11th, 2013

Instructions Not Included is an excellent movie in Spanish with subtitles.  Funny, yet heartwarming, top performances, interesting story.

The Grandmaster – 5 stars

Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

The Grandmaster is an excellent, subtitled Chinese Martial Arts film. Plethora of Kung Fu action, very interesting story, fine performances.

Riddick – 2 1/2 stars

Sunday, September 8th, 2013

I like Vin Diesel movies, but could not get into Riddick. Effects were good; however, story was a bit too weird, and dull for my tastes.