director: Curtis Hanson

Lucky You

Since a good many scenes in this film involve playing poker, it would have been nice had I known more about this particular card game. However, I know enough to know that it is an addiction with some people and this is one of the plot scenarios involving the character of Huck Cheever (Eric Bana). [...]

In Her Shoes

October 7, 2005
This movie will make you laugh and cry as you watch the ups and downs between two sisters. It reminded me of some that I have had in the past with my own younger sister. Not that they were the same, but all sisters have a few differences about things here and there. It brought a smile to my face [...]

In Her Shoes – Filtered

October 7, 2005
Sisters and best friends Maggie and Rose are complete opposites. Rose is the sister who always has to take care of Maggie. She picks her up when she is drunk, gives her a place to stay, and helps her find a job. After all her kindness and generosity, Maggie does an awful thing to Rose and Rose [...]

8 Mile

With an over-abundance of profanity, sex and violence you should stay at least 8 miles away from this [...]

Wonder Boys

A person who has had great success early in his life is referred to as a wonder boy. The wonder boys in this film must face the fear and insecurity of forever living up to past accomplishments. And at 50, Grady is still trying to figure out who he is. He turns to most everything but a spiritual [...]