Monthly Archives: July 2006

Hook (1991) – 3.5/5

Hook (1991) I think I liked this movie the first time. I think I’m burned out on Robin Williams so that might be part of it??? Also, I felt the romantic aspect btwn Tinkerbell and Peter was a negative. One…

She’s the Man (2006) – 3.5/5

She’s the Man (2006) A somewhat predictable story (based on “Twelfth Night” by Wm. Shakespeare) and situated like a teeny bopper movie, this movie sets itself apart by one thing: Amanda Bynes. She is so animated and energetic, I wanted…

The Matador (2005) – 3.5/5

The Matador (2005) A good story though it doesn’t quite fit most criteria for an acion, spy or drama movie. The characters are rich and well defined. The interaction is powerful and intense. I think this movie doesn’t have too…

Home Movie (2001) – 3/5

A documentary about 5 people/couples living in unusual homes and locations. Somewhat interesting and fortunately short. I think they do a good job of finding interesting cases to document, but ultimately I think they stay too shallow and not get…

Hidalgo (2004) – 2.5/5

An unfortunately poorly told good story. Also, it was marketed as more of an action movie (so it seemed to me). It has some powerful parts, but has too shallow of a feel most of the time. It winds up…

The Village (2004) – 4/5

The Village (2004) – 3.5/5 Very good and suspenseful. Good acting, setting, editing and directing. There’s not much you can say w/o spoiling things. Joaquin Phoenix as Lucius Hunt was great as was Bryce Dallas Howard as Ivy Walker. M.…

The Year of the Yao (2004) 2.5/5

The Year of the Yao (2004) – interesting, but nothing great. I can’t say this is a very good documentary, but it is an interesting subject. For someone that didn’t really know anything about him/his career, it was interesting.