Monthly Archives: January 2011

Due Date (2010)

Director: Todd Phillips Writers: Alan R. Cohen, Alan Freedland, Adam Sztykiel, and Todd Phillips I know Todd Phillips’s stock has risen tremendously because of The Hangover and this is the result.  The Hangover and Old School are OK and Starsky … Continue reading

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The Fighter (2010)

Director: David O. Russell Writers: Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, & Eric Johnson Maybe this is cheating but I went and saw The Fighter again the other day.  It is a little uneven but I still like it.  I always roll … Continue reading

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A Dirty Shame (2004)

Director: John Waters Writer: John Waters I haven’t seen many John Waters movies in my life and I would imagine the fans would say don’t start here but it was on Netflix Instant so why not.  The movie got an … Continue reading

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Dogtooth (2009)

Director: Giorgos Lanthimos Writer: Giorgos Lanthimos This was an Oscar nominee for Best Foreign Film this year and a pretty crazy one at that.  I really didn’t know what to expect except for the basic premise.  I had been led … Continue reading

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Holy Rollers (2010)

Director: Kevin Asch Writer: Antonio Macia I was looking forward to this one but the story is much more interesting sounding that the resulting film.  In Brooklyn some orthodox Jews become drawn into the world of drugs.  The tagline gives … Continue reading

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Year of the Dog (2007)

Director: Mike White Writer: Mike White No one can write movies about creepy obsessives like Mike White.  Between Chuck & Buck and The Good Girl White has proven to be a really strong writer of dark comedy and then on … Continue reading

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The Green Hornet (2011)

Director: Michael Gondry Writers: Seth Rogen & Evan Goldberg (Based on the radio series created by George W. Trendle) I look at the credits for this movie and it just makes a fairly average and mediocre movie even more disappointing. … Continue reading

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