One Popcorn: Flop
Two Popcorns: Wait till it’s on video
Three Popcorns: Go see it
Four Popcorns: Standing ovation
Genre: Sci-Fi, Action/Adventure
Cast: Vin Diesel, Karl Urban, Jordi Molla, Matt Nable, Katee Sackhoff, Bokeem Woodbine
Director: David N. Twohy
Comment: A surprisingly entertaining and creative film. Great CGI monsters though hokey dialogue from time to time. Very exciting overall.
Genre: Biopic Drama
Cast: Barbara Sukowa, Axel Milberg, Janet McTeer
Director: Margarethe von Trotta
Comment: A thinking person's picture depicting political therorist/writer Hanna Arendt's controversial struggle to make sense of the evil behind Adolf Eichmann and those like him involved in enabling the Holocaust. Outstanding performance by Sukowa!
Genre: Drama, Action/Adventure
Cast: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Argon, John D'Leo
Director: Luc Besson
Comment: This world-class cast, understandably, drives unreasonably high expectations. However, this film does deliver an entertaining experience. Some serious violence is laced with some good comedy and suspense.