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What Lies Beneath

What Lies Beneath from 2000 is a really effective thriller and mystery that keeps the viewer on their toes. New twists and turns come about up until the very end when resolution for the main character Claire Spencer (Michelle Pfeiffer) is finally reached.  The film is about Claire and Norman Spencer (Harrison Ford). They are a … Continue reading

Train

Since Thora Birch will always hold a special part in my heart for actresses I try to see all of her films. Sadly, this usually results in one disappointment after another. But after watching 2008’s Train I was very pleased. The film is about a group of American athletes traveling in Europe for wrestling competitions. … Continue reading

Eagle Eye

While browsing through HBO On Demand films recently, I resulted to selecting 2008’s Eagle Eye. While it did keep me slightly entertained, it was soo bad!! Being far-fetched and unrealistic doesn’t even begin to describe this film. It was so over-the-top that any potential realism was thrown out the door. The movie is about a government computer … Continue reading

Trucker

2008’s Trucker was a very thoughtful, sad, funny and smart film. The movie was written and directed by James Mottern. He’s still fairly up-and-coming and I expect big things from him. The plot surrounds a female truck driver named Diane (Michelle Monaghan) who leads a lonely, unfulfilled life. She is forced to take care of her son … Continue reading

The Crazies

I watched The Crazies last night, and I loved everything about it! The action was well-paced and increased in a realistic way as the plot progressed. The movie is about a small town in Iowa whose water becomes contaminated. As more and more people drink the water they basically go insane and become killers. There … Continue reading

Go

Last night I revisited Doug Liman’s 1999 film Go. Liman has a great track record including Mr. and Mrs. Smith, Bourne Identity and Jumper. Go is a fun film surrounding the adventures of three friends/co-workers on Christmas Eve night in Los Angeles. The film is mainly about a drug deal gone bad and the viewer gets to … Continue reading

Hot Tub Time Machine

Tonight I watched Hot Tub Time Machine. I thought it was funny but it’s the type of movie I would have liked a lot better in theaters with a big group of people. It definitely had laugh out loud moments from beginning to end but some parts of the plot felt forced. The movie is about a … Continue reading

The Collector

  Last night I was really in the mood for good scary movies. So I rented The Collector (which was weird but okay) and Autumn (so bad it was off within 15 minutes). So sadly my horror movie binge was unsuccessful. The Collector was gorey and made me cringe a lot which is hard to … Continue reading

Iron Man 2

A couple days ago I went to see Iron Man 2 and it definitely lived up to my expectations. The film was a great continuation of the first movie and leads in perfectly to 2012’s The Avengers. I had no idea Jon Favreau directed this film until the beginning credits, and was surprised to learn … Continue reading

The Men Who Stare at Goats

After some hesitation I finally watched The Men Who Stare at Goats directed by Grant Heslov, who has an impressive resume. The film was really sharp, witty and hilarious. To me, it was the type of movie you have to pay good attention to because of all the nuances and dry humor moments. The plot surrounds the … Continue reading