movie: fast five

Movie: Fast Five Watching the trailer for the fifth movie in the fast and the furious franchise sets the scene well. This isn’t going to be a nuanced, character driven drama, but an action movie with one-liners, fast cars, and people hitting and shooting at each other. In the earliest scene of prolonged dialogue in […]

Movie: The Fighter

[movie] The Fighter New biopic starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale, and Amy Adams. Lots of positive buzz for this film. To get the most out of a viewing, don’t watch the trailer beforehand, as it gives away most of the key plot-points in the film. This could have been a run-of-the-mill Rocky clone, but for […]

Movie: Megamind

Movie: Megamind Will Ferrell leads this digital animation piece. The 3D adds little or nothing to it (except to the ticket price), and though only 95 minutes long, it felt like it had about 15 minutes too much in there. Enjoy the trailer: it has the majority of the jokes (with the exception of pronouncing “Metro […]