Red Dawn (2012)

Red Dawn Release Date: November 21, 2012 Director: Dan Bradley Stars: Chris Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Josh Peck Runtime: 114 min Tagline: Heroes are made in America Oh look, Chris Hemsworth is in a second movie this year where he goes to a cabin in the woods. Jed Eckhart, an experienced soldier on leave, leads a [...]

Celebrity Birthdays: October 29 – November 11

Happy 30th birthday to Ben Foster. He often plays eerie roles, like in Hostage or in 30 Days of Night. Foster is a great screen presence and he's best known for his roles in 3:10 to Yuma, Pandorum, The Messenger, and The Mechanic. My favourite films with Foster in a leading or supporting role: Hostage (2005) -- Alpha Dog (2006) -- 30 Days of Night (2007).   The late [...]

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 [...]

ATM (2012)

ATM Release Date: April 6, 2012 Director: David Brooks Stars: Brian Geraghty, Alice Eve, Josh Peck Runtime: 90 min Tagline: No warning. No control. No escape.  I didn’t really care for it. David likes Emily, a fellow co-worker at a finance company. At a Christmas party, David offers her a ride home because she can’t hail a cab. Corey [...]