STAR WARS EPISODE IV.V: THE UNKNOWN DISCOVERY

2 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 10 minutes

Falling somewhere in the second act of George Lucas’s first Star Wars film—”Episode IV: A New Hope” for all you fad crazy, new school geeks out there—The Unknown Discovery begins with two Stormtroopers tracking a lead to an apartment on Alderaan…


Posted on August 7, 2005 by

BLACK CADILLAC (DVD)

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 94 minutes

While John Murlowski’s “Black Cadillac<” is a film we’ve seen many times before, its taut direction and loyalty to its premise ultimately saves it from becoming another run-of-the-mill, high speed thriller devoid of suspense and characters worth rooting for…


Posted on August 6, 2005 by

NIGHT OF THE DOG

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 85 minutes

Taking a cue from Altman and “New York Stories,” with a healthy dose of Kevin Smith and “The Kids in the Hall<” thrown in for good measure, they’ve created a series of interwoven vignettes about a group of guys unlucky in the realm of love…


Posted on August 4, 2005 by

IMMORTAL (DVD)

2 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 102 minutes

Set in New York City in 2095, “Immortal” tells the tale of Earth being visited by ancient Egyptian gods who are, in reality, immortal aliens responsible for the construction of the all planets in the universe…


Posted on August 3, 2005 by

UGLY ON THE INSIDE

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 16 minutes

On the day of Della’s wedding, her best friend Rayanne “accidentally” kills her Groom-to-be…


Posted on August 1, 2005 by

BURDEN OF DREAMS (DVD)

5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 95 minutes

Films that document the filmmaking process often suffer from identity crises. Too often eager to present themselves as “documentaries,” they self-consciously remind themselves, and those watching them, that they are nothing more than extended electronic press kits…


Posted on July 30, 2005 by

SIX DOG NIGHT

Taking a cue from Altman and New York Stories, with a healthy dose of Kevin Smith and The Kids in the Hall thrown in for good measure, a group of young, wildly talented filmmakers, collectively known as The Six, have produced the extremely funny and highly entertaining feature length comedy Night of the Dog



Posted on July 29, 2005 by

YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (DVD)

YESTERDAY, TODAY AND TOMORROW (DVD)
4 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 119 minutes

“Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow,” winner of the 1964 Academy Award for best foreign film, is a comedic anthology of three sex related pieces starring Sophia Loren and Marcello Mastroianni in each of the three shorts…


Posted on July 27, 2005 by

PUN IN A MILLION

PUN IN A MILLION
1 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 7 minutes

Jake is that annoying office worker who cracks puns all day…


Posted on July 24, 2005 by

THE BIG RACE

THE BIG RACE
1 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 5 minutes

“The Big Race” is a documentary that follows two poor kids from a third world country while they make a small racecar out of a tin can and a chunk of wood…


Posted on July 24, 2005 by

WHAT’S SO FUNNY? (DVD)

4 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 74 minutes

Jessica Fischer dreamt of being an entertainer since childhood. When she moved to New York to pursue a career as an actress, she faced an uphill battle because of her weight. Jessica was clinically obese…


Posted on July 22, 2005 by

SLIM

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 18 minutes

Slim soon finds himself trapped in a house of freaks and forced to conform to their ways…


Posted on July 20, 2005 by

THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK 2: BEG TO REPORT, SIR (DVD)

THE GOOD SOLDIER SCHWEIK 2: BEG TO REPORT, SIR (DVD)
3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 100 minutes

Picking up where the first movie left off, “Beg To Report, Sir,” begins on a train, where officer’s servant, or batman, Schweik and his master lieutenant are on route to the front lines of World War I…


Posted on July 19, 2005 by

AXIS OF EVIL: PERFORATED, PRAETER, NATURAM (DVD)

AXIS OF EVIL: PERFORATED, PRAETER, NATURAM (DVD)
2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 81 minutes

“The concept of evil defeats any kind of rational thought because the idea is that there are people who are inherently evil, that they are evil for some mysterious reason that is beyond understanding…”


Posted on July 19, 2005 by

MORPHIN(E)

MORPHIN(E)
4 Stars
Year Released: 2005
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 19 minutes

We meet Jack Norris behind the wheel of a car, struggling to stay awake…He wakes in the hospital, weary-eyed and hopped up on morphine…


Posted on July 19, 2005 by

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