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  • Batman Begins

    Batman Begins

    ★★★★½

    It was late in the summer 2004. Brother and I were sitting in a movie theater waiting on The Village to start as the reviews rolled (yes this was still a time that movies where shown on film) by us. The familiar green logo easing our fears that the content of this trailer had been approved for ALL AUDIENCES. The screen went dark, horns blared, a brief glimpse of a man crashing into something. Black. Villon’s playing furiously. A young…

  • Batman Forever

    Batman Forever

    ★★★

    Oh you minx, you saucy seductress Batman Forever. You movie that I alternately mildly enjoy and hate. You movie that should have been so much more, who’s parts are so much greater than its sum. You a terrific Batman/Bruce Wayne in Kilmer, a rockin’ Batmobile, Nicole Kidman as a dream doctor whomhas a thing for bats (get it?), Jim Carrey as a perfect goofball of a Fiddler, and flippin’ Tommy Lee Jones! What can you go wrong with all of…

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  • The 'Burbs

    The 'Burbs

    ★★★★★

    My father hates, hates, hates this movie. That is not in the past tense, as in he saw the movie and hated it, but instead a present tense hates this movie. I have never see such a sting reaction by anyone to any movie (and if you are one of the dum-dums that thinks that if a piece of art is there mealy to elicit a reaction from the viewer weather good or bad then I guess you have found…