Reel Society

Reviews for the latest movies in theaters and on DVD.

Posts by Day: Thursday, December 25, 2008

Bedtime Stories

  Review by Patrick Hodges Just a warning:  this review may contain spoilers… that is, of course, unless you’ve actually SEEN a Disney movie before, in which case, you’re good to go. Yo...


The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

  Review by Matthew Starr I have always been a big fan of David Fincher’s work. In fact, he is one of the two directors responsibly for my interest in film, the other being Tim Burton. I have s...


The Spirit

Review by Andrew Roode I love the interview with Lorenzo Semple Jr., screenwriter for Flash Gordon, when he suggests that the film would have been a big hit if only they'd been able to market it as...


Valkyrie

  Review by Patrick Hodges “Hollywood ending.” We all know what it means.  90% of the films that we, as moviegoers watch, have it.  The good guys win, the bad guys lose, the hero get...


Marley & Me

  Review by Chris Keller If moviegoers were to believe Fox's marketing strategy for Marley & Me, they would expect an out-of-control pooch comedy, ala Beethoven and its infinite sequels. ...


Last Chance Harvey

  Review by Matthew Starr It’s always a pleasure to see two acting giants work together, especially two with such long and illustrious careers as Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson.  If yo...