Topics :: movies

Ghostbusters 1 & 2

By Kevin Taft | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
The answer to "Who you gonna call?" has arrived, and that would be your local retailer to find out when you can pick up the latest anniverary releases of "Ghostbusters" and "Ghostbusters II" on Blu-ray!

Ivory Tower

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
This documentary questions the current consumer-driven college system that "encourages leniency rather than rigor" and capitalist expansion over the bare bones, hard work of learning.

Chef

By Louise Adams | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Jon Favreau plays at being poor in the vehicle that he wrote, stars in and directed.

Grave Halloween

By Ken Tasho | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
With no special features on the DVD and a tepid movie presentation, this is one horror tale that should be overlooked.

Nightcap

By Kilian Melloy | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
This Blu-ray release serves up Chabrol's masterpiece with a crisp remastering, and offers an essay by film writer Peter Tonguette. Tart and dark, this is a delectable thriller.

Third Person

By Kevin Taft | Tuesday Sep 30, 2014
Paul Haggis returns to the multiple-narrative thread (a la "Crash") in a film about guilt and trust that is thought-provoking, if not wholly successful.

Burning Blue

By Kevin Taft | Saturday Sep 27, 2014
A valiant, but not wholly successful effort to combine the intensity of "Top Gun" with the romance of "Brokeback Mountain."

They Came Together

By Padraic Maroney | Friday Sep 26, 2014
The creators of "Wet Hot American Summer" return with a parody of romantic comedies, but fail to widen their audience base.

Good People

By Kilian Melloy | Friday Sep 26, 2014
The plot is so threadbare you can practically see right through it... and you do. The pasteboard characters don't help any. And the action? Poorly directed, poorly shot, poorly edited. In short, a waste of time.

Hector And The Search For Happiness

By Charlie Nash | Friday Sep 26, 2014
Simon Pegg stars in "Hector and the Search for Happiness," a feel-good movie with enough sexism, racism and mushy sentimentality to offend just about everyone.