Archive for June, 2008

Rambo

Posted in Action, Thriller, War with tags on June 28, 2008 by Mark Hobin

This is Rambo 4 for those keeping track. Killing, killing and more killing. Mindless.

Back to School

Posted in Comedy, Romance with tags on June 27, 2008 by Mark Hobin

Not sure why, but this Rodney Dangerfield film actually improves with repeated viewings. Classic 80s comedy.

Roman Holiday

Posted in Comedy, Drama, Romance with tags on June 27, 2008 by Mark Hobin

The standard by which all romantic comedies should be judged. Perfection.

Badlands

Posted in Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller with tags on June 27, 2008 by Mark Hobin

Director Terrence Malick’s best film.

Unleashed

Posted in Action, Crime, Thriller with tags on June 27, 2008 by Mark Hobin

Jet Li plays Danny, a man who has been trained like a dangerous human attack dog to beat people who have not paid their loans. Given that premise, I was worried, but the fight sequences are impressive and the movie has a lot of heart. (also known as Danny the Dog),

Notes on a Scandal

Posted in Drama with tags on June 27, 2008 by Mark Hobin

Judi Dench and Cate Blanchett are two schoolteachers locked in a battle of wits. Both actresses command your attention. You cannot look away, no matter how uncomfortable things get.

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