Hercules (2014)

Released: July 25, 2014. Directed by: Brett Ratner. Starring: Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane. Runtime: 98 min. Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is easily one of the biggest wrestler-turned-actor success stories to date.  He's branched out of those mildly entertaining WWE films to bigger things, and even in roles where he's more Dwayne Johnson than [...]

X-Men: First Class (2011)

Released: June 3, 2011. Directed by: Matthew Vaughn. Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence. Runtime: 132 min. X-Men: First Class opens with what opened the original X-Men, but Matthew Vaughn adds his own stylish direction to it and extends the story. It introduces what motivates Erik Leshnerr (a.k.a. Magneto) and the main villain – [...]

Movie 43 (2013)

Movie 43 Release Date: January 25, 2013 Directors: Elizabeth Banks, Steven Brill, Peter Farrelly (and 10 others) Stars: Liev Schreiber, Emma, Stone, Richard Gere Runtime: 94 min I just watched a version online, and I believe it was the version released in the U.K.; it's an alternate plot to the U.S. version that doesn't have [...]

Tower Heist – A film review by Daniel Prinn – A sort of poor comedy but a decent crime film.

Tower HeistRelease Date: November 4, 2011Director: Brett RatnerStars: Eddie Murphy, Ben Stiller, Casey AffleckRuntime: 104 minTagline: Ordinary guys. An extraordinary robbery.Unfortunately, [Tower Heist] is a bit too average and not as funny as one should expect.After a group of hotel employees find out they have fallen victims to a very rich man’s Ponzi scheme, Josh Kovaks [...]