What can I say other than this movie was really bad? I almost want to think someone just sat down one day and thought, "How can I take Jurassic Park and make it bad?" The acting was mediocre at best and the CG was awful, adding up to there being really nothing that redeems this one. The only reason I grabbed it in the first place was because of Jillian Rose Reed, and even she couldn't really make it enjoyable for me. I really hate to say it but you can skip this one easily.
It's rare that you find psychological thriller gems that fly under the radar, but this was a real treat. I'm always happy to see Madeline Zima, and I have to say I was really impressed with the writing. Some of it seemed really predictable and towards the end I caught myself pointing things out as they were going to happen, but by the end I was laughing and thinking, "Wow, I fudged that one up." Also I have to say…
I liked this one a lot. It's an early 90's gangster style story in the vein of Juice and Boyz N Tha Hood, and it was done really well. It has Samuel L. Jackson and even a Mexican cameo from Giancarlo Esposito. After watching this I realize where The Wire got the whole pawns in a Chess game metaphor from, and it made me appreciate it even more. The acting was superb, and even the chubby little Mexican gangster kid was tolerable enough. If you're into the genre, definitely give this one a shot.
If you’re like me, you probably assumed that a film about butter carving in Iowa wouldn’t really be up your alley. I’m here to say that would probably ring true with most films, but this one is definitely the exception. With the splendid cast and excellent performances from everyone, veteran to newcomer, this one is a surefire family favorite.
The cool thing about the United States is its melting pot aspect in reference to culture. Since our ancestors came from…