The Cutting Edge

    Release Date: March 27, 1992 Runtime: 101 minutes Rating: PG Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Director: Paul Michael Glaser Cast: D.B. Sweeney; Moira Kelly; Roy Dotrice; Terry O’Quinn; Dwier Brown Ask anyone. I’m a sucker for any movie that ends with the lovers kissing, the music swelling, and the picture fading to black. It doesn’t matter

Endless Love

    Release Date: July 17, 1981 Runtime: 116 minutes Rating: R Studio: Universal Pictures Director: Franco Zeffirelli Cast: Brooke Shields; Martin Hewitt; Shirley Knight; Don Murray; James Spader; Richard Kiley; Beatrice Straight Watching this movie, I had an overwhelming feeling of “I get it.” Let me explain. I get how this movie could have been

The Thomas Crown Affair (1999)

    Release Date: August 6, 1999 Runtime: 113 minutes Rating: R Studio: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Director: John McTiernan Cast: Pierce Brosnan; Rene Russo; Denis Leary; Ben Gazzara; Frankie Faison This is a remake of the Steve McQueen – Faye Dunaway classic, unseen (at least at the time of this review) by me, but from what I understand,

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

Southland Tales

    Release Date: November 14, 2007 Runtime: 145 minutes Rating: R Studio: Samuel Goldwyn Films Director: Richard Kelly Cast: Dwayne Johnson; Sarah Michelle Gellar; Seann William Scott; Justin Timberlake; Nora Dunn; John Larroquette; Bai Ling; Mandy Moore; Jon Lovitz; Cheri Oteri…many others! Whoa, is this one boondoggle of a movie! Sporting a cast and a

The Canyons

    Release Date: August 2, 2013 Runtime: 99 minutes Rating: Unrated Studio: IFC Films Director: Paul Schrader Cast: Lindsay Lohan; James Deen; Nolan Gerard Funk; Amanda Brooks; Gus Van Sant You would think that a collaboration between the writer/director of “American Gigolo” and “Hardcore” and the writer of “American Psycho” and “Less Than Zero”

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

I’m So Excited!

    Release Date: June 28, 2013 (NY & LA) Runtime: 90 minutes Rating: R Studio: El Deseo S.A. / Sony Pictures Classics Director: Pedro Almodóvar Cast: Javier Cámara; Lola Dueñas; Cecilia Roth; Raúl Arévalo; Antonio de la Torre; Hugo Silva; Carlos Areces This is the latest from flamboyant Spanish director Pedro Almodóvar (“Women on

Passion

Screened at the Provincetown International Film Festival – June 22, 2013 – US premiere     Release Date: August 30, 2013 Runtime: 105 minutes Rating: R Studio: Entertainment One Director: Brian De Palma Cast: Rachel McAdams; Noomi Rapace; Karoline Herfurth; Paul Anderson De Palma is up to his old cinematic tricks (that’s a good thing) in