Holy Rollers (Review)
May21

Holy Rollers (Review)

HOLY ROLLERS (5/21/10; Drama) Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Bartha, Ari Graynor, Danny Abeckaser, Q-Tip, Jason Fuchs, Hallie Kate Eisenberg SCR: Antonio Macia DIR: Kevin Asch MPAA: R for drug content and language throughout, and brief sexual material. 1 hour 29 mins BOX: $303,064 Sam Gold (Eisenberg) is a young Hasid from an Orthodox Brooklyn community working for his father and waiting for an arranged marriage to happen. To say that his...

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Harry Brown (Review)
May08

Harry Brown (Review)

HARRY BROWN (4/30/10; Crime Thriller) Michael Caine, Emily Mortimer, Ben Drew, Charlie Creed-Miles, David Bradley, Jack O’Connell, Liam Cunningham SCR: Gary Young DIR: Daniel Barber MPAA: R for strong violence and language throughout, drug use and sexual content. 1 hour 43 mins BOX: $1,818,681 Caine channels his inner Charles Bronson in this lean, mean vigilante flick that finds the old man dismayed his old neighborhood – a...

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Iron Man 2 (Review)
May07

Iron Man 2 (Review)

IRON MAN 2 (5/07/10; Fantasy, Action) Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Jon Favreau, Mickey Rourke, Sam Rockwell, Samuel L. Jackson, Scarlett Johansson SCR: Justin Theroux DIR: Jon Favreau MPAA: PG-13 for sequences of intense sci-fi action and violence, and some language. 2 hours 4 mins BOX: $320,448.057 Tony Stark (Downey) is dying. That’s the conceit that drives Downey’s performance at the start of this...

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Babies (Review)
May05

Babies (Review)

BABIES (5/07/10; Documentary) Ponijao, Bayar, Mari, Hattie DIR: Thomas Balmès MPAA: PG for cultural and maternal nudity throughout. 1 hour 19 mins BOX: $7,320,323 The title says it all. We follow four babies through the first year of their lives. The hook is that the babies live in four wildly different environments: Namibia, Mongolia, Tokyo and San Francisco (Oakland, really). The scenes are intercut without the baggage of a forced...

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