he Blind Side's true tale of one rich white woman saving a poor black boy is the kind of thing that Americans love. Everyone else, not so much
Nanny McPhee & the Big Bang is a sanitary & safe sequel for small kids. There are laughs, but all 3 belong to Bill Bailey.
Why so serious? Kick-Ass is clever, thrilling and unexpectedly sweet. But more than anything, Kick-Ass is gloriously violent. In the sickest, funniest, most inspired way possible.
With its charismatic performances and deluded main character, I Love You Phillip Morris is a weird and unique rom-hom-con-man-com. Wonderfully entertaining.
Oddly soulless, Alice in Wonderland is an uneven piece of wacky film-making. It should be up there with Lord of the Rings. Instead it's hanging around with Prince Caspian.
I was going to review this movie. But instead I poured corrosive chemical all over my chest.
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is gripping and unsettling stuff. A cold blast of Scandinavian class.
With striking shots & reverberating visuals, Shutter Island is a perfectly predictable B-movie. It's just a shame it lasts two and a half hours.
Greengrass is great at asking accurate questions, but Green Zone is better at just blowing stuff up.
With a stellar, sincere starring role, Crazy Heart is a gentle and moving piece. Proof once and for all that Jeff Bridges makes anything brilliant. Even Country and Western music.
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