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  • A Monster in Paris

    A Monster in Paris

    ★★★★

    This is a very sweet, charming film that kind of came out of nowhere. Well, it originally came out of France and was dubbed into English. It's basically like Phantom of the Opera meets Beauty and the Beast. To get the negative out of the way, the first half of the movie feels a bit disjointed and strangely paced with a few different stories happening at the same time. There doesn't seem to be a clear main character nor much…

  • A Simple Plan

    A Simple Plan

    ★★★★½

    It's the perfect melding of Macbeth and Of Mice and Men, as directed by Sam Raimi doing his best impression of his buddies the Coen Brothers. Seriously, if you want a film to show the man has talent beyond the horror, cheese, and superheroes, this is the one to see.

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  • Lucy

    Lucy

    It's like Luc Besson took elements of "Akira" and "2001: A Space Odyssey" and put them together into, well, a Luc Besson movie. It's weird, and definitely not what you think you're getting yourself into. I have no idea what I feel about this movie.

  • The Heat

    The Heat

    ★★½

    It's not terrible, but it's not as good as everyone made it out to be. I smiled every now and then and chuckled 2-3 times, but that was about it. The worst thing about the film is it's not well balanced in multiple areas. Bullock is supposed to be the "straight" character, but she's shown at the beginning to also be a really smart, intuitive person (at least on the job). However, once McCarthy enters the film, it's all McCarthy…