Movie Review of The Butler

Movie Review of The Butler

If you’ve heard anything about The Butler, it was probably over the controversy of its name. The Weinstein Company, who own the rights to the film and were distributing it, had to change the name because Warner Bros. had a 1916 silent film nobody had heard of with the same name. Hence, “Lee Daniels‘ The […]

Review: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2

harry potter movie series comes to an end

THE SETUP: It all comes down to this. Harry Potter (Daniel Radcliffe), Ron Weasley (Rupert Grint) and Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) must destroy the remaining Horcruxes to weaken Lord Voldemort (Ralph Fiennes) and take the fight to him, hopefully without killing everyone and destroying Hogwarts school. THE THOUGHTS: After 10 years and 7 films, the […]

Review: Alice in Wonderland (and the Oscars)

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp do Lewis Caroll

A whirlwind of fantasy and imagery, vivid colours and wonderment…signifying “meh” – much love given to the assist from Billy Shakespeare on the VERY loose rip-off. After Edward Scissorhands and the Nightmare Before Christmas, Tim Burton put out movies more known for flash than for substance.  Why mess with tradition? Alice in Wonderland may be […]