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  • Brief Encounter

    Brief Encounter

    ★★★★★

    I have seen BRIEF ENCOUNTER many times, and it gets better with each viewing. It's about as perfect a picture as you can get. This romantic tale of a couple of ordinary, middle-class, married British people meeting at a train station during their weekly visit into town is so wonderfully photographed and sensitively acted that it's hard not to love it. The Rachmaninoff score adds a level of class that these people most definitely convey, but also adds emotion in…

  • Inherit the Wind

    Inherit the Wind

    ★★

    As the years go by, I look upon the work of Stanley Kramer and like it less and less. I wasn't much of a fan to begin with, but the artificiality, flat directing style and over-played melodrama feels more manufactured now than ever.

    Take INHERIT THE WIND, based on a true story of a teacher who in 1925 went to jail and on trial for teaching Darwin's theory of evolution instead of the law-mandated Biblical teachings. Bring in two heavy-weight…

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  • Zodiac

    Zodiac

    ★★★★★

    I hadn't seen this movie since opening night in 2007 (went straight from work to the Varsity theater in Toronto for it) and not only has this movie held up but it's better then I remember it which is tough because I thought it was great to begin with.

  • Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    Temptation: Confessions of a Marriage Counselor

    ½

    Wow..so over the top bad. The last 45 minutes or so will leave you breathless - and not so much in a good way.

    Kim Kardashian is in it though....which really means nothing at all.