Reel Society

Reviews for the latest movies in theaters and on DVD.

Posts by Month: December, 2008

Defiance

  Review by Mark Lengieza I was very excited to see this movie based on seeing the trailer....

Revolutionary Road

  Review by Paul Edwards When I first heard of the re-teaming of Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate W...

Waltz With Bashir

  Review by Eoin O’Faolain   Reinvention seems to be the craze of the year this year, w...

Bedtime Stories

  Review by Patrick Hodges Just a warning:  this review may contain spoilers… that is,...

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 i...

The Spirit

Review by Andrew Roode I love the interview with Lorenzo Semple Jr., screenwriter for Flash Gordo...

Valkyrie

  Review by Patrick Hodges “Hollywood ending.” We all know what it means.  90% of the f...

Marley & Me

  Review by Chris Keller If moviegoers were to believe Fox's marketing strategy for Marley ...

Last Chance Harvey

  Review by Matthew Starr It’s always a pleasure to see two acting giants work together, es...

Yes Man

  Review by Patrick Hodges Here’s a quiz:  name a movie where Jim Carrey plays a norma...

Seven Pounds

Review by Patrick Hodges How would you feel if you were the sole survivor of a terrible auto acci...

The Tale of Despereaux

Review by Mark Lengieza When I first saw the trailer for Tale of Despereaux, my immediate reactio...

The Wrestler

  Review by Mark Lengieza I had not anticipated a film this much since The Dark Knight.&nbs...

The Day the Earth Stood Still

  Review by Patrick Hodges **WARNING – MAY CONTAIN MILD SPOILERS** The 1951 version of The D...

Gran Torino

  Review by Eoin O’Faolain They say they don’t make movies like they used to.  Indeed,...

Doubt

  Review by Paul Edwards Forgive the pun, but there was no doubt that Doubt has been my most ...

Wendy and Lucy

  Review by David Tredler Kelly Reichardt’s name may not ring a bell to many moviegoers, bu...

Frost/Nixon

  Review by Matthew Starr The film Frost/Nixon is the first time I had seen the work of Frank...

Punisher: War Zone

  Review by Matthew Frendo After the excellent Iron Man and the above-average Incredible Hu...

Nobel Son

  Review by Matthew Frendo I wonder if a day will come when I agree with the mainstream criti...

Hunger

  Review by Eoin O’Faolain If there is one thing hat war has produced that is in any way comm...