29 Days of Romance, Review #29: Leap Year (2010)

29 Days of Romance, Review #29: Leap Year (2010)

Directed by: Anand Tucker. Starring: Amy Adams, Matthew Goode, Adam Scott. Runtime: 1h 40 min. Released: January 8, 2010. Anna (Amy Adams) has been dating Jeremy (Adam Scott) for your years and still no proposal. Her father (John Lithgow) shows up for two minutes to tell her an Irish tradition that if a woman proposes [...]

Her (2013) Review

Released: January 10, 2014 (wide release). Directed by: Spike Jonze. Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Amy Adams, Scarlett Johansson. Runtime: 126 min. Love is sometimes a strange, but such a beautiful thing. Oftentimes, one can't help who they love romantically - the heart wants what the heart wants, as some say. In "Labor Day," Kate Winslet's Adele [...]

Recap of June’s Theatrical Releases

I saw six out of the nine major theatrical releases of June. I still plan on seeing the following from the month of June, in alphabetical order: "Berberian Sound Studio", "The Bling Ring", "Byzantium", "The Internship", "Maniac", "Much Ado About Nothing", "Song for Marion", "Syrup" (because I love Brittany Snow), "Violet & Daisy", White House [...]

Man of Steel (2013)

Release Date: June 14, 2013 Director: Zack Snyder Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon Runtime: 143 min Man of Steel is my first film experience with the Clark Kent/Superman character. So, I cannot compare this to earlier Superman films. As an origins story, it does introduce this character in a unique way, but not [...]

Trouble with the Curve (2012) Review

Trouble with the Curve Release Date: September 21, 2012 Director: Robert Lorenz Stars: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, John Goodman Runtime: 111 min Tagline: Whatever Life Throws at You Gus (Clint Eastwood) is a good old fashioned baseball scout who doesn't rely on computers to give him all the needed statistics. In a technology dominated society, [...]