Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, The (2010; Review)
Oct29

Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, The (2010; Review)

GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET’S NEST, THE (10/29/10; Suspense, Swedish language) Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin, Sofia Ledarp, Jacob Ericksson, Niklas Hjulström, Anders Ahlbom SCR: Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg; based on the novel by Stieg Larsson DIR: Daniel Alfredson MPAA: R for strong violence, some sexual material and brief Language. 2 hours 27 mins BOX: $41,810,458 Although the events of Part II (The...

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Conviction (Review)
Oct15

Conviction (Review)

CONVICTION (10/15/10; Drama) Hilary Swank, Sam Rockwell, Minnie Driver, Melissa Leo, Ari Graynor, Loren Dean, Jennifer G. Roberts, Clea DuVall, Juliette Lewis, Peter Gallagher SCR: Pamela Gray DIR: Tony Goldwyn MPAA: R for language and some violent images. 1 hour 47 mins BOX: $7,226,033 Oscar-friendly biopic about Betty Anne Waters (Swank), a single mother who earned her GED, then her bachelor’s, a master’s in education,...

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Hereafter (Review)
Oct10

Hereafter (Review)

HEREAFTER (10/15/10; Drama, Fantasy) Matt Damon, Cécile de France, Frankie McLaren, George McLaren, Lyndsey Marshal, Thierry Neuvic, Bryce Dallas Howard SCR: Peter Morgan DIR: Clint Eastwood MPAA: PG-13 for mature thematic elements including disturbing disaster and accident images, and for brief strong language. 2 hours 9 mins BOX: $32,746,941 George (Damon) is an American factory worker with the gift (curse) of being able to...

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It’s Kind of a Funny Story (Review)
Oct08

It’s Kind of a Funny Story (Review)

IT’S KIND OF A FUNNY STORY (10/8/10; Comedy, Drama) Keir Gilchrist, Zach Galifianakis, Emma Roberts, Viola Davis, Zoë Kravitz, Aasif Mandvi, Lauren Graham, Jim Gaffigan SCR/DIR: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck MPAA: PG-13 for mature thematic issues, sexual content, drug material and language. 1 hour 41 mins BOX: $6,363,628 Stressed out teenager Craig (Keir Gilchrest) with thoughts of suicide takes himself to the hospital and ends up...

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Case 39 (Review)
Oct01

Case 39 (Review)

CASE 39 (10/01/10; Horror, Thriller) Renée Zellweger, Jodelle Ferland, Ian McShane, Bradley Cooper SCR: Ray Wright / DIR: Christian Alvart MPAA: R for violence and terror including disturbing images. 1 hour 49 mins BOX: $13,261,851 Zellweger plays a social worker who takes in a troubled young girl in this preposterous horror flick that somehow combines elements of a domestic foster parent thriller with a big dumb monster movie....

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