THIRD WARD TX

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 55 minutes

2007 SXSW LONE STAR STATES DOCUMENTARY FEATURE! This is a heart-felt documentary that really seems on the fly, though it has a subtle professionalism when it comes to documenting the residents of the town…


Posted on March 9, 2007 by

GHOST RIDER

3 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 114 minutes

The masses sure seem to love their superhero movies. Why else would the studios keep churning them out? And now that all of the A-list comic book heroes have been made into films, Marvel has decided to give “Ghost Rider” his shot…


Posted on February 17, 2007 by

EPIC MOVIE

1 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Running Time: 86 minutes

Even though I complain and whine about how lame this movie is, it doesn’t matter. As gloomy as that sounds, more of these are going to get made because people actually like this mindless crap…


Posted on February 4, 2007 by

IF I’D KNOWN I WAS A GENIUS

4 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 102 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE SPECTRUM FEATURE! This film has potential. Much like Michael in the film, this film could be a great success, but all told, who really knows?


Posted on January 29, 2007 by

BLACK SNAKE MOAN

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: R
Running Time: 118 minutes

Southern hospitality sees a whole new light in this pulpy romp. Mixing blues with one woman’s intense carnal obsession, “Black Snake Moan” is the story of one man’s quest to better one woman’s life…


Posted on January 29, 2007 by

THE GO-GETTER

1.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 93 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE SPECTRUM FEATURE! With such a decent group of actors and amazing set of locations (even if there were to many), it is a shame that the story just doesn’t keep up…


Posted on January 28, 2007 by

TRADE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 113 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE PREMIERE FEATURE! Now I have never been kidnapped nor do I know anything about sex-trafficking, but I am pretty sure that if I was abducted and forced to do things that I didn’t want to, I would tell anyone immediately…


Posted on January 28, 2007 by

MY FIRST BIG TRIP HAS COME AND GONE.

MY FIRST BIG TRIP HAS COME AND GONE.

Well guys, my first big Sundance trip with Film Threat is over. I had so much fun seeing movies and just soaking up the atmosphere of Sundance. The Rotten Tomatoes gang was a lot of fun hanging out with (Tim of RT is one crazy guy). I do have to say that I will miss […]



Posted on January 26, 2007 by

CROSSING THE LINE

3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

2007 WORLD DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION FEATURE! I personally love all of the old footage from the Kim Jong Il directed propaganda films because, let’s face it, how else would we see this footage?


Posted on January 26, 2007 by

PADRE NUESTRO

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 105 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE DRAMATIC FEATURE COMPETITION! New York can be quite a daunting place to someone who isn’t used to it, so it stands to reason that an illegal alien will have an even harder time adapting to the big city…


Posted on January 26, 2007 by

WELCOME EUROPA

1 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE WORLD DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION FEATURE! To be in a strange land with no money or family can be one of the most awkward and confusing things anyone faces. This is the basic “premise” for “Welcome Europa” and like being confused and feeling awkward in a strange land, the same can be said about viewing this film…


Posted on January 25, 2007 by

THE POOL

3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 104 minutes

IN LIMITED RELEASE! This simple film can be quite a great diversion from our every day grind. The camera style, characters, and visual look are all quite impressive, while maintaining an easy accessibility for the audience’s eyes…


Posted on January 25, 2007 by

THREE DAYS ‘TIL THE END!!!

THREE DAYS ‘TIL THE END!!!

All right guys so it is Wednesday and I am seeing four more movies today. I am excited and bummed out at the same time. This has been an awesome experience and I really enjoyed everything. Yeah, there were a few days where I thought the whole thing was crazy. But in the end it […]



Posted on January 24, 2007 by

NEVER FOREVER

4 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 105 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE DRAMATIC COMPETITION FEATURE! The film is engaging, and though it was quite depressing to see one woman bend to others’ values, it is a worthwhile indie endeavor…


Posted on January 24, 2007 by

ACIDENTE

1 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 72 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE WORLD DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION FEATURE! I’m not the audience for this “film.” In fact, I don’t know who, if any one, is the audience for this film. As far as I was able to comprehend, there was no purpose, no real commentary…


Posted on January 24, 2007 by

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