Film Reviews (2007)

Children of Men
Review Date: January 10, 2007
Rating: 10
Best of the year in 2006. Cuaron’s ascension to the top rank of filmmakers. Come take a look.
The Lives of Others
Review Date: February 27, 2007
Rating: 8
Quiet, tenacious thriller. Spellbinding. Have a listen.
Review Date: March 8, 2007
Rating: 5
Weirdly beautiful, empty between the ears. This is Sparta?

Review Date: April 6, 2007
Rating: 8
Tarantino almost spoils Rodriguez’ party. A tale of two egos.
The Page Turner
Review Date: April 8, 2007
Rating: 6
Excellent cast makes a limp thriller watchable. Read on.
Review Date: April 19, 2007
Rating: 7
A superb LeBeuof makes this clunker moderately enjoyable. Open house.
Rescue Dawn
Review Date: July 13, 2007
Rating: 7
Herzog’s fantasy is wrapped up in the unbreakable stoicism of Bale’s cracked survivalist. Drop in.
The Interview
Review Date: July 20, 2007
Rating: 9
Brilliant challenging of assumptions both political and cinematic. Pull back the curtain.

Review Date: June 6, 2007
Rating: 6
Nearly unwatchable at times but not without its good points, namely LeBeouf. More to meet the eye.

The Bourne Ultimatum
Review Date: August 4, 2007
Rating: 8
Absorbing, realistic rendition of a silly spy story. Hop aboard.
Review Date: August 17, 2007
Rating: 9
Excellent teenage comedy. Cera’s performance is exquisite. Tag along.