Reel Society

Reviews for the latest movies in theaters and on DVD.

Posts by Day: Friday, October 03, 2008

Beverly Hills Chihuahua

Review by Matt Starr Beverly Hills Chihuahua is the first of three Disney releases this fall, all of which are expected to exceed $100 million in domestic box office earnings. (The other two are Hi...


Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Review by Patrick Hodges I’m 39 years old.  I thought I should point that out right up front.  So, as you can imagine, a movie like Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is not the kind of f...


Blindness

  Review by Matt Starr Blindness marks the beginning of the awards season, although the film is far from award-worthy. When a film with the potential of Blindness is released in September (or...


How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

  Review by Matthew Frendo Never has a title been so apt, as in the case of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People.  From the trailers, one would easily assume that it is a skewering take...


Appaloosa

  Review by Patrick Hodges At the beginning of Appaloosa, a marshal and two of his deputies ride up to the property of a rancher named Bragg (Jeremy Irons), in order to arrest two of his men ...


Rachel Getting Married

  Review by Matt Starr Every time I see or hear the name “Jonathan Demme”, I wonder what ever happened to this director with the potential he had. After directing the masterpiece Silence of the...