Monthly Archives: September 2011

Red White & Blue (2010, 103 minutes Rated R) 4 out of 5 stars

Disturbing is the word that would best apply. And good. Very good. Definitely recommended but with a HEAVY warning that it is not a movie for everyone. Erica (Amanda Fuller) is a lost girl living in Austin. She lives in a … Continue reading

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Super (2010, 96 minutes Rated R) 3 out of 5 stars

Dissapointing dark comedy (I guess, it’s not really funny) from writer/director James Gunn, starring Rainn Wilson as Frank, a meek, self-loathing diner cook turned crime-fighting sociopath. Think Falling Down meets Kick-Ass and not as good as either. Frank is married … Continue reading

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I Think We’re Alone Now (2008, 70 minutes, Not Rated) 3.5 stars out of 5

A sad, amusing, and somewhat disturbing documentary about two mentally-afflicted people who also share an obsession with 80s pop-star Tiffany. Jeff Turner lives in Santa Cruz, appears to be in his late forties/early fifties, and has Asperger syndrome. Jeff is … Continue reading

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Valhalla Rising (2009, 93 minutes, Rated R) 2.5 stars out of 5

Bleak, brutal, bizarre, at times beautiful, and too often boring. Valhalla Rising follows the journey of One Eye (Mads Mikkelsen), a mute, one eyed (surprise!), Norse warrior. One Eye starts the movie as the prisoner of a group of Vikings. … Continue reading

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Rabbit Hole (2010, 92 minutes, Rated PG-13) 4 stars out of 5

Highly, highly recommended. Heavy material but doesn’t wallow in it, is very touching at times,  and even manages to be funny here and there. Easily one of my favorite movies of 2010. Nicole Kidman and Aaron Eckhart play Becca and … Continue reading

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