Category: Action/Adventure

Wonder Woman

    Release Date: June 2, 2017 Runtime: 141 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Director: Patty Jenkins Cast: Gal Gadot; Chris Pine; Connie Nielsen; Robin Wright; Danny Huston; David Thewlis; Saïd Taghmaoui; Ewen Bremner All hail Wonder Woman!! After decades of development hell, the grand dame of DC Comics finally gets her own standalone

The Prince

    Release Date: August 22, 2014 Runtime: 93 minutes Rating: R Studio: Lionsgate Director: Brian A. Miller Cast: Jason Patric; Bruce Willis; John Cusack; Jessica Lowndes; Gia Mantegna; Rain; 50 Cent Do not be fooled into thinking this is a quality picture just because the names Jason Patric, Bruce Willis and John Cusack are

No Escape

    Release Date: August 26, 2015 Runtime: 103 minutes Rating: R Studio: The Weinstein Company Director: John Erick Dowdle Cast: Owen Wilson; Lake Bell; Pierce Brosnan; Claire Geare; Sterling Jerins; Sahajak Boonthanakit This is the kind of movie I feel like they don’t quite make anymore. “No Escape” is something that Charles Bronson or

Bedtime Stories

    Release Date: December 25, 2008 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Disney Director: Adam Shankman Cast: Adam Sandler; Keri Russell; Courteney Cox; Russell Brand; Guy Pearce; Teresa Palmer; Richard Griffiths; Lucy Lawless A frothy, family-friendly entertainment that is lively enough for the kids and easy-to-swallow for the adults.

Sorcerer

    Release Date: June 24, 1977 Runtime: 121 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Paramount Pictures / Universal Pictures Director: William Friedkin Cast: Roy Scheider; Bruno Cremer; Francisco Rabal; Amidou God bless the Film Forum! If it wasn’t for this extraordinary little theater on W. Houston, special engagements of overlooked movies like “Sorcerer” might never be seen

Gravity

    Release Date: October 4, 2013 Runtime: 91 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Warner Bros. Pictures Director: Alfonso Cuarón Cast: Sandra Bullock; George Clooney; Ed Harris (voice) This is one spectacular movie! Alfonso Cuarón creates a sort-of “2001: A Space Odyssey” for the 21st century. It is tense, expertly filmed and choreographed, and beautifully acted

R.I.P.D.

    Release Date: July 19, 2013 Runtime: 96 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Robert Schwentke Cast: Jeff Bridges; Ryan Reynolds; Kevin Bacon; Mary-Louise Parker; Stephanie Szostak; Marisa Miller; James Hong OMG this movie sucks. Basically, this is an attempt to reimagine the “Men In Black” franchise with new stars and new monsters. The

Skyfall

    Release Date: November 9, 2012 Runtime: 143 minutes Rating: PG-13 Studio: MGM / Columbia Pictures (Sony) Director: Sam Mendes Cast: Daniel Craig; Judi Dench; Javier Bardem; Ralph Fiennes; Naomie Harris; Bérénice Lim Marlohe; Ben Whishaw; Rory Kinnear; Albert Finney Every time I see a James Bond movie it reminds me how much I would

Stakeout

    Release Date: August 5, 1987 Runtime: 117 minutes Rating: R Studio: Touchstone Pictures (Disney) Director: John Badham Cast: Richard Dreyfuss; Emilio Estevez; Madeleine Stowe; Aidan Quinn; Forest Whitaker; Dan Lauria This is a harmless, rather insignificant movie. No belly laughs, but some chuckles, as Richard Dreyfuss and Emilio Estevez keep an eye on Madeleine Stowe