Archive for May, 2013

May 19 2013

May 13

Published by Jeff under Uncategorized

Star Trek: Into Darkness - fun movie with great stakes and a worthy antagonist.  Simon Pegg’s comedic talent provides a needed respite from some breath-taking action.  I would have been fine with a version that is about 15 minutes shorter but I realize that squeezing in this much action requires extra time.  I trust JJ [...]

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May 19 2013

Apr 13

Published by Jeff under Movie Reviews

Oblivion - typical Tom Cruise action movie, and yes I believe he can carry an action movie.  The layout of the desolate future earth was interesting and the twists were effective (one is pretty obvious but still came across as satisfying).  This would be a fine weekend night rental, maybe not your best choice but [...]

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May 19 2013

Mar 13

Published by Jeff under Movie Reviews

Olympus Has Fallen - this movie has all the trappings of a summer blockbuster.  The depiction of the secret service, and all of the white house security detail for that matter, was not very well thought out and forced the story line into a “Die Hard” wannabe but fell far short.  I am not a [...]

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