Tag: 3 star

The Bourne Ultimatum

The Bourne Ultimatum

Posted August 4, 2007

All the things people are saying about this movie isn’t just hype. If you read Entertainment Weekly it sounds like filming was just a wreck, which makes it all the more amazing that they created such a great, smart, slick, entertaining movie.

Becoming Jane

Becoming Jane

Posted August 4, 2007

I haven’t read a whole lot of Jane Austen. Honestly, just Pride and Prejudice after I saw the Kiera Knightley movie. So, I could see elements of that story in this film – and was told there were also elements of Sense and Sensibility and Persuasion. Which, when rendering an author’s life into a story itself makes sense and is fun if

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Posted July 15, 2007

I didn’t like Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. I think I will probably the second or third time I see it (on video). Because the things that were done were mostly done well.

Transformers

Transformers

Posted July 8, 2007

Transformers is so much fun! I love Michael Bay and everything he can do visually. Actually liked the story and really enjoyed the characters.

It’s no secret that I like Michael Bay so I’m glad this ended up being a lot better than The Island.

Live Free or Die Hard

Live Free or Die Hard

Posted July 1, 2007

or as I like to call it – Die Harder!

Yeah, it’s a little long and the jet/freeway scene is a little over the top. But mostly it’s great action and funny and a whole lot of fun.

The Queen

The Queen

Posted June 3, 2007

Sometimes I think I should have been British. I have a sort of heightened sense of propriety for an American. So, I really understood and enjoyed this film. When she says,

Little Miss Sunshine

Little Miss Sunshine

Posted March 5, 2007

I saw Little Miss Sunshine this weekend with my sister and brother-in-law. It was everything I expected it to be, cute and fun and heart warming. What I didn’t expect is that I’d like Steve Carell so much.

I have an odd sense of humor

The Departed

The Departed

Posted January 25, 2007

I finally saw The Departed last night because there was absolutely nothing on tv, so what else was I going to do with my evening? man! Gritty crime dramas are usually not my thing, but I’ve wanted to see this because I was really curious about the movie that Leonardo DiCaprio was finally able to man up in.

Apocolypto

Apocolypto

Posted December 13, 2006

To begin with, I went into Apocalypto without knowing what to expect and I think this is the sort of film that is better that way.

I enjoyed it.
It’s very powerful emotionally and visually.
But know that it’s violent, not throughout but where it is – it’s savage and visceral. If you can handle that then I’d say it’s worth seeing.

Pearl Harbor

Pearl Harbor

Posted May 26, 2001

This isn’t going to be a typical review because I’ve seen Pearl Harbor a dozen times. But I’m watching it while I cruise around the internet because I’m too tired to watch anything that requires thought. And with all due respect to Mr. Bruckheimer and Mr. Bay (because I’m generally a fan of them both) they ended it completely wrong.