Review: Source Code

Jake Gyllenhaal time travel film

THE SETUP: An American soldier (Jake Gyllenhaal) is caught between two realities, one where he’s a teacher on a train trying to find a bomb before it goes off and the other in current time where he’s trying to figure out how the hell he got there in this situation. THE THOUGHTS: When is the […]

Review: Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Jake Gyllenhaal video game film

Prince of Persia is a throwback to those sword and sorcery epics like the Scorpion King and Krull. Yeah, that’s not a good thing. Jake Gyllenhaal, Ben Kingsley and Gemma Arterton courageously try to breathe life into a movie based on a video game. Some cool special effects and beautiful scenery does not a great […]

Review: Brothers

Natalie Portman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Toby Maguire

Brothers is heart-wrenching.  Heart-wrenching and painful, full of loss and regret and rebuilding your life and what a person will do to get back to their family.  It’s a lot of things but most of all it’s a damn good movie.  A very simple plot with the depth some of the best actors today can […]