[MOVIE REVIEW] I Love You, Man

Paul Rudd (Role Models) moves to the front of the comedian brat pack in a hilarious feature which raises the bar of the “Bro-mance” movie.

He plays Peter Klaven, a “girlfriend” guy, meaning he’s a serial monogamist who puts so much of his energy into his relationships with women that he’s failed to develop meaningful friendships with male friends. Now forced to find a best man for his wedding, he seeks a new

[REVIEW] Taken

Taken is not thick on plot. What it lacks in dynamic storyline, though, it makes up in style and action. Liam Neeson plays a retired CIA agent, Bryan Mills, whose teenage daughter is abducted by a human trafficking ring while she is in Paris for the summer. Mills springs into action, flying to Paris to seek out his daughter amidst secretive and violent sex traders and corrupt officials.

DVD REVIEW: Beethoven’s Big Break

This installment is set up as the prequel to the first Beethoven movie, and apparently goes behind the scenes of the 1992 hit. In it, Jonathan Silverman plays a single dad (who is also an animal trainer on a Hollywood lot) whose son (Moises Arias) happens upon the 200-pound St. Bernard. Hairy hijinx follow…


YESman (PG 13) Staring: Jim Carrey, Zooey Deschanel, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Darby, John Micheal Higgins, Terence Stamp Directed by: Peyton Reed Jim Carrey is back, and this time, he’s a (funny) grown up. If you are like me, you can’t […]

Review: Nothing Like the Holidays

Nothing Like the Holidays (rated PG 13) Staring: John Leguizamo, Debra Messing, Alfred Molina, Elizabeth Pena Directed by: Alfred De Villa, Luis Guzman Nothing Like the Holidays is a warm, family friendly movie set in Humbolt Park, Chicago. The Rodriguez […]

Review: The Dark Knight

In 2005, Christopher Nolan’s Batman Begins reinvigorated the nearly moribund franchise and introduced a needed sense of gravitas into the comic book genre. Now, three years later, he has returned with The Dark Knight, a riveting and thoughtful exploration of […]

Review: Cassandra’s Dream

For me, Woody Allen’s dramas can be just as good as the comedies he’s better known for; and these dramas seem to fall into at least two different categories: those that are reminiscent of Ingmar Bergman’s work, such as Interiors […]

Review: There Will Be Blood

I’ve been a fan of Paul Thomas Anderson’s work since I first saw Sydney (more commonly known as Hard Eight). His subsequent films, Boogie Nights, Magnolia, and Punch Drunk Love, were all decent films and had much to admire; however, […]