My review of this eighties throwback movie is now posted. Beware of flying body parts! Read my review now by clicking here.
Read my review of this new comedy by clicking here. I do not apologize for loving this movie. I laughed so hard I cried.
Rated PG13 Directed by Shawn Levy Starring Steve Carell, Tiny Fey, Mark Wahlberg, Taraji P. Henson, Jimmi Simpson Heidi Illustrious Rating: 4/5 Word of Warning: Good clean fun. Reminiscent of a comedy from the late 80s or early 90s, “Date Night” doesn’t rely on the type of “shock comedy” that has become so popular, making this one okay for the older kids, but best for a date night. The Foster
Rated PG13 Directed by Louis Leterrier Starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Alexa Davalos, Gemma Arterton, Mads Mikkelsen, Jason Flemyng Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 3.75/5 Word of Warning: It’s not going to cause you to burst a vessel in your brain from over thinking, but it’s an entertaining flick. This one was made to be 2D and quickly upgraded to 3D when they realized it was so popular. It wasn’t
Rated R Directed by Paul Greengrass Starring Matt Damon, Amy Ryan, Greg Kinnear and a handful of real-life military men Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 2.5/5 Word of Warning: The viewer may suffer from “Greengrass sickness” (a.k.a. motion sickness). This Saturday, March 20, 2010, will mark seven years of US troop involvement in Iraq. “Green Zone” takes place exactly seven years ago, during the initial invasion of the country. Matt Damon plays
Now that the Golden Globe nominees have been announced, I am inspired to blog about my disappointment in this year’s movie award season. I’ve never been a fan of the Golden Globes. I feel it’s the dumb kid brother to the more grown up and classy Academy Awards. That being said, this year the Academy has decided to dumb down too. They’ve decided to amend the Best Picture category to
Rated PG13 Directed by Clint Eastwood Starring Morgan Freeman, Matt Damon, Marguerite Wheatley, Tony Kgoroge, Patrick Mofokeng, Matt Stern, Julian Lewis Jones, Adjoa Andoh Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 4/5 Word of Warning: None In my opinion, “Invictus” is one of the best movies of the year. Probably not Best Picture, but since ten films are being nominated in the category this year, it will likely be in the mix. Based
I just had one of those “wow I’m glad I didn’t go to the theater to see that movie” moments. “Rachel Getting Married” is the indie flick from that snagged Anne Hathaway an Oscar best-actress nomination in 2008. She did fine, but after seeing this movie, I’m glad she didn’t win, because I was not blown away by her performance. This is a movie about a girl name Kym (Anne
Rated R Directed by Steven Soderbergh Starring Matt Damon, Scott Bakula, Joel McHale, Melanie Lynskey, Thomas F. Wilson Heidi’s Illustrious Rating: 2.5/5 Word of Warning: a bit of a snore fest. The critics love this one, and I’m not quite sure why. Honestly, I was bored. Not quite to tears, but close. George Clooney is a producer on this movie, and it seems like everything he has a hand in,
We rented this HBO miniseries at the recommendation of an Army reservist who I interviewed for the newspaper last month. The reservist had just returned from his second yearlong tour in Iraq, and he told me “Generation Kill” was a favorite of many of the men he served with while stationed at Ballad Air Force base in Iraq. The men felt the miniseries represented a realistic and unbiased look at