Posts Tagged ‘Rated PG-13’

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Breaking Dawn Part 2, for Female Twilight Fans (Film Review)

No matter what I say about The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, the fanatic female fans of The Twilight Saga will head to the theaters in droves.  A flick for the chicks, the men may as well stay at home from this mushy romance that thinks it’s a fantasy yet panders to lust and […]

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Lincoln, American Politics 1865 (Film Review)

The biopic film Lincoln provides a look at how politics changed the United States in the final months of the 16th President’s life.  It’s a dark boding story that takes you into the heart of a historical political debate, a congress divided and a family being pulled apart. If you like films with educational substance, […]

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Alex Cross, Tyler Tries Action Acting (Film Review)

Even with fine acting on the part of the central cast, Alex Cross rises to no more than average due to uneven directing and a weak screenplay. That said the film’s main star Tyler Perry should draw a huge audience of curiosity seekers who want to see his first film starring role as an action […]

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Perks of Being a Wallflower, Creatively Crafted Teen Flick (Film Review)

Films about teens are scarce in 2012 so other than Hunger Games that came out in March the pickings have been thin for that genre.  With the teen movie Perks of Being a Wallflower opening in a very slow month mostly devoted to horror flicks, hopefully it won’t be overlooked as its pretty darn good. […]

The Perfect Storm: MOONRISE KINGDOM (Film Review)

Quirkiness can be a difficult vehicle to tell a story. In the case of director Wes Anderson (who also co-wrote Moonrise Kingdom with Roman Coppola), it can sometimes mean style over substance. His films The Life Aquatic With Steve Zissou and The Royal Tenenbaums were drenched in style that at times overpowered the essence of […]

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The Bourne Legacy, a Slow Burner (Film Review)

Director Tony Gilroy takes his time spooling out The Bourne Legacy just avoiding the snooze factor in this forth installment of the Bourne series.  The film is steeped in a lot of superfluous character build up, long periods of uneventful scenes and an outcome that doesn’t deliver.  If you are looking for an action thriller […]


TOTAL RECALL, a Twisty Action Thriller (Film Review)

The action within Total Recall kicks off early and never stops in this twisty thriller that’s exciting to watch.  If you saw the original starring Arnold Schwarzenegger you are probably thinking same old same old, but don’t miss this remix it’s one of this summer’s best action packed sci-fi films.

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