The Incredibles (2004)

The Incredibles (2004)

Released: November 5, 2004. Starring: Craig T. Nelson, Holly Hunter, Samuel L. Jackson. Directed by: Brad Bird. Runtime: 1h, 55 min. In Metroville, superheroes are forced into retirement by the government after getting hit with lawsuits, and the supers promise to refrain from superhero work. Effectively, this makes their secret identities their only identities. For [...]

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Ocean’s Twelve (2004)

Ocean’s Twelve. Released: December 10, 2004. Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts. Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Runtime: 2h 5 min. Spoiler warning: There's a spoiler for "Ocean's Eleven" in the opening paragraph.  In “Ocean’s Twelve”, the old squad reunites to do one more heist when Terry Benedict (Andy Garcia) comes back for what they stole [...]

Mr. 3000 (2004)

Mr. 3000 (2004)

Released: September 17, 2004. Directed by: Charles Stone III. Starring: Bernie Mac, Angela Bassett, Michael Rispoli. Runtime: 1h 44 min. I decided to review this because I’m about to reach 3,000 tweets on Twitter and I thought this would be a review of a movie with '3000' in the name would mark the occasion.  Bernie [...]

Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events (2004)

Lemony Snicket's A Series of Unfortunate Events Release Date: December 17, 2004 Director: Brad Silberling Stars: Jim Carrey, Jude Law, Meryl Streep Runtime: 108 min Tagline: On December 17, Christmas cheer takes a holiday Violet (Emily Browning), Klaus (Liam Aiken), and Sunny Baudelaire (Kara Hoffman and Shelby Hoffman) are three intelligent young children who receive [...]

Mean Creek – One of my favourite independent film experiences.

Mean Creek Release Date: January 15, 2004 (Sundance Film Festival) Director: Jacob Aaron Estes Stars: Rory Culkin, Ryan Kelley, Scott Mechlowicz Runtime: 90 min Tagline: Beneath the surface, everyone has a secret. After a young boy, Sam (Rory Culkin), is bullied by a troubled fat boy, George (Josh Peck); Sam’s brother, Rocky, and Marty concoct a [...]

Spider-Man 2 – A film review by Daniel Prinn – Spidey’s back for a winner

Spider-Man 2 Release Date: June 30, 2004 Director: Sam Raimi Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Alfred Molina Runtime: 127 min Tagline: This summer a man will face his destiny. A hero will be revealed. [Spider-Man 2] is a great example of a film where sequels turn out better than the first outing. Everyone’s friendly neighbourhood [...]