Reel Society

Reviews for the latest movies in theaters and on DVD.

Posts by Day: Friday, September 19, 2008

Lakeview Terrace

  Review by Tony DiVincenzo “Welcome to the neighborhood mutha^&$#@*” Alright, so that’s not exactly the welcome the Mattsons received when moving into Lakeview Terrace, but with Abel Tu...


Igor

  Review by Patrick Hodges Let me say this up front: Igor is NOT a Tim Burton movie. It is perhaps a testament to Tim Burton’s genius, as the driving force behind such offerings as Edward Sc...


Ghost Town

  Review by Patrick Hodges I just recently saw Ghost Town on DVD, and was actually quite surprised by how much I enjoyed it.  I am not a particular fan of any of the three top-billed act...


Elite Squad

  Review by Eoin O’Faolain Film and politics have never sat well together. Indeed, Hollywood is comprised mainly of liberals.  Hence, we get an unbalanced quantity of output. And when co...


Battle in Seattle

Review by David Tredler Actors trying their hand at directing have become a common trend in Hollywood. In fact, it has been so for quite a while now.  But not all of them turn out to be as rem...


A Thousand Years of Good Prayers

  Review by David Tredler Wayne Wang has been off my radar for quite a few years. When a Hong Kong-born filmmaker spends almost a decade directing Hollywood trifles such as Anywhere but Here, M...