Review: 127 Hours

James Franco in a Danny Boyle film

THE SETUP: Idiotic but resourceful loner (James Franco) goes exploring in the bush only to find himself pinned under an immovable rock by his right arm. Did I mention he didn’t tell anyone where he was? True story. [youtube]OlhLOWTnVoQ[/youtube] THE THOUGHTS: This movie is a one-man show. Much like Tom Hanks’ Castaway, the whole film […]

Review: Inception

Christopher Nolan and Leonardo DiCaprio dream action film

If Michael Mann’s Heat and the Wachowski Brothers’ Matrix had a beautiful, intense, intelligent baby, I’d name him/her: Inception. Finally. FINALLY. We get a summer movie worth talking about. Christopher Nolan is proving over and over, from Momento to The Dark Knight that he knows how to deliver a big-budget action flick that doesn’t spoon […]

Review: Whip It

Drew Barrymore roller derby film

*I’ve noticed not a lot of people are finding the embedded links within my text.  If so, check them out.  You’re missing out on some cool pictures and videos that add to the blog.  Just double click on the words that look like this.* Gerty made a movie.  That’s right.  Drew Barrymore complimented her early […]