Archive for January, 2010

Edge of Darkness (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 28 - 2010

EDGE OF DARKNESS (1/29/10; Action) Mel Gibson, Ray Winstone, Danny Huston, Shawn Roberts, Bojana Novakovic SCR: William Monahan, Andrew Bovell DIR: Martin Campbell MPAA: R for strong bloody violence and language. 1 hour 57 mins BOX: $43,078,393 Gibson returns to acting after an eight year hiatus with a role that places him well within his  [ Read More ]

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Bounty Hunter, The (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 19 - 2010

BOUNTY HUNTER, THE (3/19/10; Comedy, Action) Jennifer Aniston, Gerard Butler, Christine Baranski, Jason Sudeikis SCR: Sarah Thorp DIR: Andy Tennant MPAA: PG-13 for sexual content including suggestive comments, language and some violence. 1 hour 50 mins BOX: $64,696,084 Butler is a down-on-his-luck bounty hunter assigned to bring in his bail-jumping ex-wife (Aniston), who also happens  [ Read More ]

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Book of Eli, The (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 15 - 2010

BOOK OF ELI, THE (1/15/10; Sci-Fi) Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman, Mila Kunis, Ray Stevenson, Jennifer Beals, Evan Jones, Michael Gambon SCR: Gary Whitta, Anthony Peckham DIR: Allen Hughes, Albert Hughes MPAA: R for some brutal violence and language. 1 hour 58 mins BOX: $93,787,369 Ashen-hued thriller takes place 30 years after the big “flash,” and  [ Read More ]

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Fish Tank (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 15 - 2010

FISH TANK (1/15/10; Drama) Katie Jarvis, Michael Fassbender, Kierston Wareing, Harry Treadaway, Charlotte Collins, Jason Maza SCR/DIR: Andrea Arnold MPAA: Unrated 2 hours 4 mins Acclaimed British coming-of-age drama may give in to some heavy-handed symbolism at times, but there is no denying the power of its honesty. Fifteen-year-old Mia (Jarvis) is a hip-hop lovin’  [ Read More ]

Categories: Podcast

Creation (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 10 - 2010

CREATION (01/22/10; Drama, Biopic) Paul Bettany, Jennifer Connelly, Jeremy Northam, Toby Jones SCR: John Collee; based on Annie’s Box by Randal Keynes DIR: Jon Amiel MPAA: PG for some intense thematic material. 1 hour 48 mins BOX: $340,611 Ambitious drama depicts the long process in which Charles Darwin (Bettany) struggled to write his iconic book  [ Read More ]

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Bitch Slap (Review)

Posted by flicknation on January - 8 - 2010

BITCH SLAP (1/08/10; Comedy, Action) Julia Voth, Erin Cummings, America Olivo, Michael Hurst, Lucy Lawless, Kevin Sorbo SCR: Eric Gruendemann, Rick Jacobson DIR: Rick Jacobson MPAA: R for brutal violence, strong sexual content and language throughout, and brief drug use. 1 hour 49 mins BOX: $17,365 According to Wikipedia, “Three girls, a down-and-out stripper named  [ Read More ]

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