Reel Society

Reviews for the latest movies in theaters and on DVD.

Posts by Month: November, 2009

Iron Man and War Machine

The Messenger

    The Messenger has now been in limited release for three weeks and there is hardly ...

"Old Dogs" Should Be Put Down

    Review by Mark David Campbell I went into a matinee showing for Old Dogs expectin...

Ninja Assassin - Lots Of Sizzle, No Steak

      Review by Patrick Hodges I grew up in the 1980’s, when movies about ninja...

Gentlemen Broncos is No Napoleon Dynamite

    Review by Mark David Campbell Napoleon Dynamite was one of my favorite movies o...

New Trailers: "Percy Jackson", "Remember Me", "Letters to Juliet"

Below are several new trailers that debuted in the past week, for films that will be coming in the e...

Avatar Clip: Thanador Chase

The Blind Side - Simply Magnificent

      Review by Patrick Hodges Sports movies are nothing new; they’ve been ma...

The Road

The Road is the latest film adaptation of a heralded Cormac McCarthy novel. All the Pretty Horses in...

The Private Lives of Pippa Lee

  The Private Lives of Pippa Lee is written and directed by Rebecca Miller, who adapted the ...

Pirate Radio - Good Music, Weak Story

    Boy, I really wanted to like Pirate Radio. It even made my list of Top Ten Most An...

Looking Into the Future of Movies

What will cinema look like in five years? It is such a fun, yet frightening thing to look into. Fir...

First Trailer - Miley Cyrus in "The Last Song"

Stock up on Kleenex, the author behind such tearjerkers as The Notebook and A Walk to Remember has a...

Planet 51

  In this day and age an animated feature usually has little to no buzz behind it if it’s no...

2012 - A Disaster (And Not in a Good Way)

    Review by Mark David Campbell It is very apt that this movie is called “2012”, ...

The Fourth Kind

    Review by Patrick Hodges The truth is out there.  Way out there. A lot of f...

First Trailer - Adam Sandler in "Grown Ups"

Post by Patrick Hodges     Adam Sandler's last film, the overlong and overly vulgar Fun...

The Men Who Stare at Goats - Fun but Lacking

    Over the years, we have learned from watching movies that the war genre can occasi...

STOP! .....Trailer Time

  Today was a pretty average day for movie news nationwide. Some casting notices were picked...

The Fantastic Mr. Fox - The Bestial Tenenbaums

    Review by Eoin O’Faolain In cinema you tend to see two types of directors: thos...

Broken Embraces - The Plight of Self-Indulgence

      Review by Eoin O’Faolain It probably happens to every film-maker: once ...

Pre Production News

There has been a good amount of pre production news on some sure to be anticipated films this week. ...

Avatar Trailer: Cartoon Network Edition

Obviously they are targeting all demos with this one. Much like they did with Titanic. Hey, it worke...

Glimpse of the future?

I went to youtube tonight and could not help but notice an ad in the top right corner which said wa...

My All Time Big Eight

What is a Big Eight? If you are an Oscar fan, you may know that this term refers to the top eight ca...

Trailer - Dreamworks' "How to Train Your Dragon"

Following up last spring's highly successful Monsters vs. Aliens, Dreamworks goes medieval with thei...

A Christmas Carol - Scrooge According to Jim

  Review by Patrick Hodges One of the main reasons that I am such a fan of animated films...

Trailer - Steve Carell's "Despicable Me"

I like Steve Carell in just about anything.  Live-action, animated, doesn't matter to me. ...

The Killer Inside Me Promo Clip

Rope of Silicon has posted a promo clip from the upcoming film The Killer Inside Me. This is not a t...

The Box - Another Incoherent Mess From Richard Kelly

               Magic floating wa...

Clash Of The Titans Poster Revealed!

You may or may not remember, a few weeks ago, RS posted some set photos with a first look at Sam Wor...

Oscar Hosts Announced

Yeah that's right there are two hosts this year and they will be Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin. ...

Precious

By now anyone that pays attention to the media or has even a small interest in film has heard of P...

Prince of Persia Trailer

Here is the trailer for Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. At first glance it appears like your ty...