Archive for December, 2013

47 Ronan – 3 1/2 stars

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

47 Ronan is good.  Lots of action, interesting period pieceappropriate performances, quality effects.  Better than reviews IMO.

The Wolf of Wall Street – 3 1/2 stars

Monday, December 30th, 2013

The Wolf of Wall Street is good although about an hour too long.  Very good performances depicting shallow characters with plenty of vices.

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty – 3 1/2 stars

Sunday, December 29th, 2013

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is good.  A bit drawn out at times, but interesting story, excellent cinematography, and fine performances.

Grudge Match – 3 1/2 stars

Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

Grudge Match is good.  I am a fan of the stars, interesting story, fine performances, some laughs as well.

American Hustle – 5 stars

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

American Hustle is excellent.  Great story, ultimate con game, top performances from a quality cast, time flew.

Saving Mr. Banks – 5 stars

Friday, December 20th, 2013

Saving Mr. Banks is excellent.  Great Story, top performances (Emma is fantastic), story includes full range of emotions, sad, humorous etc.

The Hobbit: The Desolation of SMAUG – 4 stars

Friday, December 13th, 2013

The Hobbit: The Desolation of SMAUG is very good.  Top effects / CGI, fine performances, follows book although a bit too long.