Speed Hunting: Round-Up of Recent Worthwhile Movies

Silent Film Winner of Oscar

My bad. I’ve been away from my movie-review blogging duties for some time so I thought I’d go for the “wham-bam” approach. Just tell you which movies are worth a look from the last few months. As usual, your kudos, disagreements and suggestions are always welcome in the comments. The Artist – It’s quiet. It’s […]

Review: Moneyball

Billy Beane changes baseball

THE SETUP: The manager for the Oakland Athletics (Brad Pitt) is stuck with little money and an interest in non-competitiveness from the team’s owner. Looking to try something different, he hires an economics graduate (Jonah Hill) to implement a very unpopular computerized method of drafting players called “moneyball”. THE THOUGHTS: I’m not a fan of […]

Review: Get Him to the Greek

Jonah Hill Russell Brand rock film

The sorta spin-off, kinda…ish, of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, is a grab bag of humour, heart and narcotics. Lots of narcotics. With Get Him to the Greek, Jonah Hill and Russell Brand capture what Judd Apatow (this was produced by him) movies are suppose to be – Gross-out laughs with characters you root for. I can’t […]