Posts Tagged ‘ movie review ’

Review: The A-Team expertly melds 80s-style-action with 2010 special effects

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Movie Reviews, Reviews

by Zach Becker With a dearth of creativity, Hollywood seems to be angling for movie ideas wherever it can get them. Bobbing through the studio franchise vault, Dune Entertainment and director Joe Carnahan wrangled in a winner with The A-Team. I’ll admit, I had my doubts before I entered the theater. Whose idea was it […]



Movie Review: My Sister’s Keeper

Nov 20th, 2009 | By | Category: Movie Reviews, Reviews

My Sister’s Keeper gets a rating of 2/10 stars.



Marley and Me brings catharsis for those who have lost pets

May 28th, 2009 | By | Category: Columns, Movie Reviews

by Mike Courson Marley & Me could have been junk. Most of us have lost a pet at some point in our lives. Why did John Grogan’s book experience so much success, and did they really have to make it into a movie just because the book made money? I was skeptical about the book, […]



Star Trek movie review

May 26th, 2009 | By | Category: From the Archives, Movie Reviews, Reviews

Review by Zach Becker Who would have thought that a screen adaptation of a television series over four decades old would feel this fresh, new and exciting? Director J.J. Abram’s simply-titled Star Trek takes us back to the 23rd century, the days of Kirk, Spock, Bones and the rest of the crew of Gene Roddenberry’s […]



Review of Paul Blart: Mall Cop

May 22nd, 2009 | By | Category: Movie Reviews

Review by Zach Becker Paul Blart: Mall Cop is a film at odds with itself. It almost seems as if they wrote part of an offbeat romance comedy, then decided they’d rather make a comedic version of Die Hard. The first part works, but the second half just falls flat. The first half of the […]



Review of Terminator: Salvation

May 21st, 2009 | By | Category: Entertainment, Movie Reviews

Review by Zach Becker Terminator: Salvation, the newest entry into the famous sci-fi franchise, far eclipses previous Terminator installments in the action and special effects department, but in exchange it sacrifices some of the emotional core that distinguished the previous films. It is, however, one exciting ride and well worth the price of admission. While […]