Author: Bradley Null

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels has been described as the British Pulp Fiction, and on the surface, that would seem like an accurate depiction. It's got the usual cross-section of characters with witty...

Movie Review posted on 15th January 2007

The Prince of Egypt

The Prince of Egypt

This was the one everyone had been waiting for. Dreamworks had had its varied successes with The Peacemaker, Deep Impact, and the recently released Antz. But The Prince of Egypt was to be...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Newton Boys

The Newton Boys

Soon after we walked into the theater on opening night of The Newton Boys, I feared we had made a mistake. It seemed that the Leonardo's fan club had gotten lost, and instead of marching...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

She's the One

She's the One

With his sophomore effort, She's the One, Edward Burns has made another movie about Irish Catholic brothers that do stupid things to the women they love. Like his first film, The Brothers McMullen, this...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

TwentyFourSeven

TwentyFourSeven

The first thing that hit me about TwentyFourSeven was the starkness of the black and white film and the bareness of the sets. That combined with the film's slow pacing and simple plot make the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Un Air de Famille

Un Air de Famille

There are exactly three moments in this movie that are really worth watching, and one of them comes when a fashionable woman's choker is mistaken for a dog collar (an obvious joke I know, but...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Fly Away Home

Fly Away Home

Anna Paquin's first starring role after stealing an Oscar for The Piano is the harmless family movie Fly Away Home. Following in the footsteps of countless family movies before it, Fly Away Home tries...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels

Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels has been described as the British Pulp Fiction, and on the surface, that would seem like an accurate depiction. It's got the usual cross-section of characters with witty...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Analyze That

Analyze That

Analyze This was a very successful 1999 comedy starring Robert De Niro as a mob boss on the verge of a nervous breakdown and Billy Crystal as his unwilling shrink. The movie pulled off...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

He Got Game

He Got Game

If Spike Lee weren't so self-absorbed, he would probably be one of the best filmmakers around today. Instead, he gets caught up in camera tricks, mood lighting, and abrupt editing in an apparent attempt...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Meet Joe Black

Meet Joe Black

So I'm sure by now you've already heard that Meet Joe Black clocks in at an unmentionable three hours or so. What is the world coming to right? Well, you can bitch and...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado

The Road to El Dorado is DreamWorks' second big attempt, after 1998's The Prince of Egypt, to break into Disney's monopoly on the animated film business. It is an effort as disappointing as the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Wedding Singer

The Wedding Singer

Nine years out of the '80s and we already have our first nostalgic look back in Adam Sandler's The Wedding Singer, an entertaining romantic comedy which recalls the days of big hair, Thriller, and Miami...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Rounders

Rounders

Eighty bucks. That's about how much money I've lost playing poker since I saw Rounders. Not that this statistic is an inherently bad sign for the movie or anything. In fact, the...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Rookie

The Rookie

The Rookie, as you may have figured out from its television advertising blitz, is the true story of Jimmy Morris, a 35-year-old high school science teacher and baseball coach that takes one last shot at...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Mask of Zorro

The Mask of Zorro

With all the recent rehashing of old movies and TV series, (anyone catch the new Tarzan movie?) you wouldn't be blamed if you didn't expect too much from this one. But on the bright...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Chasing Amy

Chasing Amy

The intro sequence of Chasing Amy, comic book frames of oddly familiar characters, informs us immediately that we are entering the world of Kevin Smith. That world is one over-populated with comic book fanatics,...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

K-PAX

K-PAX

It would be an exaggeration to say that there are no original ideas anymore, that every movie fits some formula we've seen before. But, ya know, the claim isn't that far off the mark,...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

A Chef In Love

A Chef In Love

The title character of A Chef In Love is a Frenchman with equal passions for his restaurant and his lover. These dual passions create an unusual love triangle which, like most of the film's...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Real Blonde

The Real Blonde

Daryl Hannah plays the titular character in The Real Blonde, which does not bode well, considering the fact that the last film in which Hannah had this distinction was 1993's Attack of the 50 Foot...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Faculty

The Faculty

Finally. We always knew Robert Rodriguez had talent as a filmmaker. We were just waiting for someone to put a good script in his hands, and Kevin Williamson has done that here....

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Being John Malkovich

Being John Malkovich

The question on everybody's lips would be: Why John Malkovich? The centerpiece of Being John Malkovich, in case you haven't guessed, is a portal, which provides the unique opportunity to "be John Malkovich."...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Remember the Titans

Remember the Titans

Here's the pitch: Take an emotional drama about the racial conflict concerning the integration of a black high school and a white one in the South. Then wrap the entire plot around a...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Patch Adams

Patch Adams

Ironically, what I was most excited about seeing in Patch Adams is what eventually left me feeling cheated by it in the end. After seeing the trailers, I knew I was going to get...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Boiler Room

Boiler Room

America is the land of opportunity, and now more than ever, the opportunity that most Americans are preoccupied with is that of easy money. Our news media is saturated with stories of the instant...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Forces of Nature

Forces of Nature

Any time you go to see a romantic comedy with big budget stars and a promo tagline like, "He went from the eye of the storm into the arms of a hurricane," you have to...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Drowning Mona

Drowning Mona

If you've ever found yourself in a theater watching a movie like Throw Momma from the Train or Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead, then you'll understand my experience with Drowning Mona. Drowning Mona...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

The Bachelor

The Bachelor

There are two types of comedies coming out of Hollywood today: adult-oriented star-vehicles and teen-oriented ensemble pictures. You can say what you will about the preponderance of whining, post-modern Dawson's Creek reprises stocking our airwaves...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

Night Falls on Manhattan

Night Falls on Manhattan

With Night Falls on Manhattan, Sidney Lumet has created one of the most dedicated issue movies in a long time. As a high-profile, yet righteous, defense attorney (a first in modern film), Richard Dreyfuss's...

Movie Review posted on 1st November 2005

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RIP Aretha Franklin - Seven Of Her Most Captivating Songs

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