29 Days of Romance, Review #16: Across the Universe (2007)

29 Days of Romance, Review #16: Across the Universe (2007)

  Directed by: Julie Taymor. Starring: Jim Sturgess, Evan Rachel Wood, Joe Anderson. Runtime: 2h 13 min. Released: October 9, 2007. So far in my 29 Days of Romance series, I haven’t liked Footloose, Midnight in Paris or Blue Valentine but Across the Universe just takes the cake in films I didn’t like. It’s a [...]

29 Days of Romance, Review #12: Juno (2007)

29 Days of Romance, Review #12: Juno (2007)

Directed by: Jason Reitman. Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Jennifer Garner. Runtime: 1h 34 min. Released: December 25, 2007. For my 29 Days of Romance series, these films are all new watches for me but Juno is really one I’ve always wanted to watch. I’m glad that I found a movie from my watchlist that [...]

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Ocean’s Thirteen (2007)

Ocean’s Thirteen. Released: June 8, 2007. Starring: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon. Directed by: Steven Soderbergh. Runtime: 2h 2 min. In “Ocean’s Thirteen”, Ocean's team returns to Vegas when a sleazy casino owner Willy Bank (Al Pacino) double-crosses Reuben (Elliot Gould). The crew plan to get a bit of revenge for by sabotaging Bank’s [...]

Transformers (2007)

Released: July 2, 2007. Directed by: Michael Bay. Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Megan Fox, Josh Duhamel. Runtime: 144 min.  Michael Bay (who utilizes many low-to-the-ground looking up camera angles and a lot of slow-motion) takes on the Hasbro toys: the Transformers. They are an intelligent mechanical race from the planet Cybotron, where the main battle is [...]

The Mist (2007)

Stephen King's The Mist Release Date: November 21, 2007 Director: Frank Darabont Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden Runtime: 125 min A small town in Maine has just been struck by a large lightning storm, and many of the townspeople are going to the local grocery store to stock up. Among these people [...]

Die Hard: With a Vengeance (1995) & Live Free or Die Hard (2007)

Die Hard with a Vengeance Release Date: May 19, 1995 Director: John McTiernan Stars: Bruce Willis, Jeremy Irons, Samuel L. Jackson Runtime: 131 min Tagline: Think fast. Look alive. Die hard. The plot: John McClane and a store owner must play a bomber's deadly game as they race around New York while trying to stop him. [...]

Re-released Review: Michael Clayton (2007)

Michael Clayton Release Date: October 12, 2007 Director: Tony Gilroy Stars: George Clooney, Tilda Swinton, Tom Wilkinson Runtime: 119 min Tagline: The truth can be adjusted.  The truth is, this was one disappointing film for me, showcased by great talents. Michael Clayton is a “fixer” for a big law firm in New York, and he has to face the biggest job [...]

30 Days of Night – A decent vampire horror flick. (Short review)

30 Days of Night Release Date: October 19, 2007 Director: David Slade Stars: Josh Hartnett, Melissa George, Danny Huston Runtime: 113 min Tagline: They're coming! The vampire horror genre has seen greats, like Dracula, Fright Night, the Swedish Let the Right One in (and its American remake Let Me In), and the teen romance adaptation Twilight (just [...]

Spider-Man 3 — A film review by Daniel Prinn – Sometimes, the third time really isn’t the charm.

Spider-Man 3 Release Date: May 4, 2007 Director: Sam Raimi Stars: Tobey Maguire, Kirsten Dunst, Topher Grace Runtime: 139 min Tagline: How long can any man fight the darkness... before he finds it in himself? Sometimes, the third time really isn’t the charm; and apparently Parker's charm just had to flee, too. Peter Parker is [...]