Lincoln’s Movie Night: Elysium

Elysium Written & Directed by Neill Blomkamp Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, and Alice Braga Rated R for strong bloody violence and language throughout When a director has done only two major feature films, it’s difficult not to compare them, particularly if they fall in the same genre. When one was a breakout, […]

Posted on August 12, 2013 at 00:11 by Lincoln Eddy · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Graphically Speaking: X-Men: First Class review

WARNING: the Blu Ray version of this film has been known to lag on some Blu Ray players.  If you experience this, remove the disc, disable the player’s internet connection and delete the “First Class” cache from the BD Data Utility.  That should tide us over until Fox does a recall. X-Men: First Class Directed […]

Posted on September 13, 2011 at 19:10 by Lowell Greenblatt · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Graphically Speaking: Attack the Block review

Attack the Block Directed by Joe Cornish Starring: John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Nick Frost, Alex Esmail Rated R for creature violence, drug content, and pervasive language I’m sick of aliens. Between Battle: Los Angeles, Skyline, and “V,” I think we need a fresh approach to the alien attack flick…what’s that?…Attack the Block answers my prayers? […]

Posted on August 19, 2011 at 19:00 by Lowell Greenblatt · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: Midnight in Paris review

Midnight in Paris Directed (and written) by Woody Allen Starring Owen Wilson, Marion Cotillard, Kathy Bates, Rachel McAdams, and more Rated PG-13 for some sexual references and smoking When I revealed earlier in the evening that I’d never seen an entire Woody Allen film, no less than five different people from all across the country […]

Posted on May 20, 2011 at 09:00 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trisha’s Take: Arthur review

Arthur Directed by Jason Winer Starring Russell Brand, Helen Mirren, Greta Gerwig, Jennifer Garner Rating: Rated PG-13 for alcohol use throughout, sexual content, language and some drug references For someone who started her blogging career on a movie site, there are quite a few gaps in my mental movie database. Take almost any movie from […]

Posted on April 9, 2011 at 07:30 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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First Night Flicks: Limitless

Limitless (2011) Directed by: Neil Burger Starring: Bradley Cooper, Abbie Cornish, Anna Friel, Robert De Niro Written by: Leslie Dixon Based on the novel The Dark Fields by Alan Glynn Rated PG-13 for thematic material involving a drug, violence including disturbing images, sexuality and language What if a pill could make you instantly smarter? What […]

First Night Flicks: Love and Other Drugs

Love and Other Drugs (2010) Directed by: Edward Zwick Starring: Jake Gyllenhaal, Anne Hathaway, Oliver Platt, Hank Azaria Based on the book Hard Sell: The Evolution of a Viagra Salesman by Jaime Reidy Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, pervasive language, and some drug material. A great romantic film can do serious damage to […]

Posted on January 2, 2011 at 17:34 by Lyssa Spero · Permalink · Comments Closed
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First Night Flicks: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1 (2010) Directed by: David Yates Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint Based on: chapters 1 though 23 of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by J.K. Rowling Rated PG-13 for some sequences of intense action violence, frightening images and brief sensuality. It’s an extremely difficult task […]

Posted on November 26, 2010 at 14:52 by Lyssa Spero · Permalink · Comments Closed
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First Night Flicks: Made in Dagenham

Made in Dagenham (2010) Directed By: Nigel Cole Starring: Sally Hawkins, Bob Hoskins, Miranda Richardson, Geraldine James Rated R for language and brief sexuality. In 1968, the sewing machinists of the Ford Motor Company factory in Dagenham went on strike when they were classified as unskilled laborers to justify paying them a meager salary. Of […]

Posted on November 18, 2010 at 10:11 by Lyssa Spero · Permalink · Comments Closed
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First Night Flicks: The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet’s Nest

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest (2010) Luftslottet som sprängdes (The Air Castle that was Blown up) Directed by: Daniel Alfredson Starring: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin Based on the Novel: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest by Stieg Larsson Rated: R for strong violence, some sexual material, and brief […]

Posted on October 29, 2010 at 12:43 by Lyssa Spero · Permalink · 3 Comments
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