Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 2

The Beverly Hillbillies (1993) Dir: Penelope Spheeris Starring: Diedrich Bader, Erika Eleniak, Jim Varney, Cloris Leachman, etc. This is everything you’d expect upon hearing the phrase “’90s remake of The Beverly Hillbillies.” It’s more than a little bit ridiculous and full of corn, but does have a few very funny moments. Bonus points for the… Read More Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 2

Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 1

When a Man Loves a Woman (1994) Dir: Luis Mandoki Starring: Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia This was a blind purchase from Goodwill. (You know I love that $2 DVD section!) It’s Meg Ryan in the ’90s, and since I didn’t know anything about the film I expected it to be a romantic comedy. Instead… Read More Reviews in a line or two: “Huge Collection of Films I Never Posted About in 2012” edition, part 1

Reviews in a line or two: Here Comes the Boom, Teeth and St. Trinians

Here Comes the Boom (2012) dir. Frank Coraci; written by Kevin James, Rock Reuben and Allan Loeb starring Kevin James, Salma Hayek, Henry Winkler and Bas Rutten Before you rag on me for watching a Happy Madison film, let it be known that Henry Winkler is 99% of the reason I decided to see this… Read More Reviews in a line or two: Here Comes the Boom, Teeth and St. Trinians

Reviews in a line or two: Nine to Five, Descendant and The Man Who Wasn’t There

Nine to Five (1980) IMDb synopsis: “Three female employees of a sexist, egotistical, lying, hypocritical bigot find a way to turn the tables on him.” dir. Colin Higgins starring Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin and Dolly Parton Straight Talk will always be my favorite Dolly movie, but this one is a lot of fun. It successfully… Read More Reviews in a line or two: Nine to Five, Descendant and The Man Who Wasn’t There

Reviews in a line or two: All the King’s Men, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The In Crowd

“Time brings all things to light.” All the King’s Men (2006) dir. Steven Zaillian; starring Jude Law, Sean Penn, Patricia Clarkson, etc. All the King’s Men features a top-notch cast. It moves a but slowly but is an interesting political drama, featuring good performances and beautiful cinematography. The score: 3.5/5 “If there was an Eleventh Commandment,… Read More Reviews in a line or two: All the King’s Men, The Postman Always Rings Twice, The In Crowd