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Angels and Demons Movie Review

Symbols and Threats and Bombs, Oh My by Betty Jo Tucker Angels & Demons follows symbologist Robert Langdon as he helps the Vatican solve a deadly threat to the Catholic Church. In this second film adaptation of a Dan Brown...
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Monsters Vs Aliens Movie Review

What About B.O.B.? by Betty Jo Tucker Sometimes one performance in a film almost saves it. For example, a gelatinous blue creature, voiced to amusing perfectionВ by Seth Rogen, manages to perk things up whenever it appears in Monsters Vs. Aliens....
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Taken Movie Review

Starring Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Leland Orser, Anjul Nigam, Jon Gries by Karel Murray A quick recap without giving away the conclusion, Liam Neeson portrays Bryan Mills who has “retired” from being a government operative in order to build a...
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Duplicity Movie Review by Karel Murray

Starring:В  Julia Roberts, Clive Owen, Tom Wilkinson, Paul Giamatti by Karel Murray How often have you wondered what old men look like in a fist fight?В  Watching two corporate CEOs (Tom Wilkinson and Paul Giamatti) hammering it out on an...
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Knowing Movie Review

Starring:В  Nicolas Cage, Lara Robinson, Rose Byrn, and Chandler Canterbury by Karel Murray This movie had me at “hello”.В В  The movie “Knowing”В  starts with us watching a small girl (Lucinda Embry) being tormented by whispering voice...
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Duplicity Movie Review

Sparkling Co-Stars, Disjointed Plot by Betty Jo Tucker Linear storytelling falls by the wayside in Duplicity as characters played by Julia Roberts and Clive Owen struggle to make sense out of their feelings for each other. Unfortunately, they’re not the...
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Watchman Movie Review & Trailer

No Joking Around by Betty Jo Tucker Is the universe “one big joke,” as an important character in Watchman proclaims? I hope not, but how I wish this movie contained at least some humor to temper its bleak outlook. Still, Zack...
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Slumdog Millionaire Movie Review

Life Lessons Pay Off by Betty Jo Tucker How could Jamal, an orphan growing up in the slums of Mumbai, India, know the answers to tough questions asked on a TV quiz show? In Slumdog Millionaire, street smarts account for...
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The International Movie Review

One Angry Man by Betty Jo Tucker Delivering one of the most riveting performances of his career, Clive Owen makes The International a must-see for thriller fans. The film also boasts great location shots and an incredible gunfight inside the...
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Fired Up Movie Review

Don’t Bring It On by Betty Jo Tucker Pay attention, all you cheerleader wannabes. To be successful at cheerleading, you must possess athletic ability, enthusiasm, energy and a strong sense of purpose. Fortunately, you do not have to sit through...
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