The Jungle Book is compelling, exciting and occasionally scary as it reinvents with modern technology and smart casting.
CAST: Ben Kingsley
A nefarious villain plans to gain entry into elite society by exterminating the creatures dwelling underground in the town in The Boxtrolls. The town of Cheesebridge lives in fear of flesh-eating monsters called Boxtrolls who, as their name suggests, wear discarded boxes over their ghastly figures to more easily hide among the town’s refuse. Each night, […]
Sasha Baron Cohen is this generation’s version of Robin Williams especially with respect to the way he handles his own public relations. He’ll often appear as a character on a talk show and not stray from that persona the entire time. Most people I know despise this type of approach and yet people just keep doing […]
I’ve had a bit of a love-hate relationship with director Martin Scorsese‘s films over the years. I tend to find lots of things I simply don’t like about many of the films he’s known for. Sometimes you just don’t connect with someone else’s vision. As a result I really have to be wowed by a Scorsese […]
I’ve had mixed feelings about Martin Scorsese‘s films. Most recently we were offered The Departed and while much of it was clearly brilliant the plot had holes big enough to fly an airship through them. Seeing previews of Shutter Island made me think quite a bit about his past efforts and how many of them […]
This past weekend we saw a total of three movies. First up was an indy film that got solid reviews called, Transsiberian. It stars Woody Harrelson, Emily Mortimer and Ben Kingsley. The official synopsis describes it like this: “A Trans-Siberian train journey from China to Moscow becomes a thrilling chase of deception and murder when […]