Review: Lincoln

Steven Spielberg's bio pic of 13th president

THE SETUP: You want to end slavery but the Civil War is raging, the Senate is divided, you’ve got a few months until your assassinated and you look like Daniel Day-Lewis…what’s a president to do? THE THOUGHTS: The easy recommendation is to go for Daniel Day-Lewis’ performance. As soon as the movie ends, you’re brain just […]

Review: Super 8

JJ Abrams and Steven Spielberg Sci Fi tale

THE SETUP: A group of small town kids take their super 8 camera to film an amateur zombie flick only to catch the release of something alien. A military cover-up and weird puberty feelings can only last so long as people start disappearing. THE THOUGHTS: If you grew up in the 80s, you’ll understand the […]

Review: The Fighter

Mark Wahlberg as boxer Micky Ward

A fairly traditional boxing story with few surprises but the great acting and strong characters really connects with the audience. Based on the true story of “Irish” Micky Ward, focusing on his fight against his family’s downward spiral and his rise to take part in some of the most entertaining, Cinderella fights in boxing history. (check […]