THE RITE

Just five months after The Last Exorcism showed us there is still life in religio-horror pics, this new entry falls into the same old same old category. The filmmakers avoid twisting heads and pea soup effects -- instead framing their story around an almost academic debate about the nature of possession. Priest Anthony Hopkins (mostly) … Continue reading THE RITE

BLUE VALENTINE

There are romantic comedies. BLUE VALENTINE is more of a romantic tragedy. Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling are Cindy and Dean, a couple living a modest existence in Pennsylvania. They have a daughter, Frankie. And while all seems pretty normal, it soon becomes apparent that Cindy is just going through the motions. Dean is unambitious … Continue reading BLUE VALENTINE

THE GREEN HORNET

Wow! This movie had so much potential. Michel Gondry, Christop Waltz, Tom Wilkinson, 3D, a modified 1965 Chrysler Imperial(very cool). But not even 3D helped this from falling flat. Based on the radio serial of the same name, The Hornet is newspaper publisher Britt Reed. He's a spoiled rich kid who parties all night and … Continue reading THE GREEN HORNET