Triple review: ‘Bedtime Stories,’ ‘Mr. Deeds’ and ‘You Don’t Mess with the Zohan’

These are a few Sandler movies that are being reviewed from memory... Released: December 25, 2008. Director: Adam Shankman. Stars: Adam Sandler, Keri Russell, Guy Pearce. Runtime: 99 min. "Bedtime Stories" is imaginative and it's one of Sandler's more family-friendly efforts, but it's lame, boring and forgettable. Score: 38/100     Released: June 28, 2002. Director: [...]

Pontypool (2008)

Released: September 6, 2008. Director: Bruce McDonald. Stars: Stephen McHattie, Lisa Houle, Georgina Reilly. Runtime: 93 min. When a film opens with sound waves moving up and down, and a man with a soothing voice talks about a missing cat, and some sort-of conspiracy behind it all, one knows they're in for a different type [...]

Iron Man (2008)

Iron Man Release Date: May 2, 2008 Director: Jon Favreau Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Jeff Bridges Runtime: 126 min Iron Man is a good movie that introduces a second-tier super hero to mainstream audiences. It changes Iron Man from a hero that is only known by avid comic book readers, to one of [...]

Cloverfield (2008)

Cloverfield Release Date: January 18, 2008 Director: Matt Reeves Stars: Mike Vogel, Jessica Lucas, Lizzy Caplan Runtime: 85 min Tagline: Some thing has found us Older review, written November 26, 2012.  You all know how these found footage feautures work, right? Something attacks, everyone (probably) dies. Yup. That's it, that's all. That's all she wrote. [...]

The Strangers review

The Strangers Release Date: May 30, 2008 Director: Bryan Bertino Stars: Scott Speedman, Liv Tyler, Gemma Ward Runtime: 86 min Tagline: Lock the door. Pretend you’re safe. The Strangers offers a spooky and fairly unique experience. James Hoyt (Scott Speedman) and Kristen McKay (Liv Tyler) have just returned to a remote Hoyt family vacation home after [...]

Låt den rätte komma in (Let the Right One In) – A film review by Daniel Prinn — A great film from Sweden.

Låt den rätte komma in (Let the Right One In) Release Date: October 24, 2008 Director: Tomas Alfredson Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar Runtime: 115 min Tagline: Eli is 12 years old. She's been 12 for over 200 years and, she just moved in next door.   [Mr. Christie, you make good cookies] [...]