Mobster's Rating: Project X is like any infamous, out-of-control, teen party; it sounds a lot more interesting in anecdotes than it actually was. Produced by Todd Philips, still trying to be John Hughes of the You Tube generation, Project X gets just the right crazed energy for the party itself but ... Read More
Posted On 15 Jan 2012 By Bartleby. Under 2.5 Stars (Noteworthy), Action, Action-Adventure, Foreign, Horror, Monster Madness, Reviews.
Chaw (NR) Running Time: 121 min. Directed by: Jeong-Won Shin Starring: Tae-Woong Eom, Yoon Jae-Moon, Yu-mi Jeong, Earl Wayne Ording Cinematography: Barry Stone Mobster's Rating: Before launching into Jeong-Won Shin’s B-movie bonanza Chaw, I believe a word of caution is in order. For those expecting a schlocky horror film like Razorback or possibly ... Read More
Posted On 04 Nov 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2.5 Stars (Noteworthy), 2011, Action, Comedy, Crime, Holiday Movies!, Reviews.
Mobster's Rating: Tower Heist may not be the smartest comedy on the city block, but it does deliver. Brett Ratner grabs three comedic has-beens (Stiller, Broderick and Murphy) and squeezes joyful, juicy performances out of them. This isn’t as easy as it sounds. When was the last time you looked ... Read More
Posted On 14 Oct 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2011, 3 Stars (Fantastic), By Genre, Comedy, Drama, Musical, Reviews, Romance.
Hey guys! Welcome our honorary Mobster of the moment, Erin Tracht, who took time out to catch Craig Brewer's Footloose remake for us. How did it turn out? Take it away, Erin.... Mobsters Rating: Everybody cut Footloose! Diehard fans of the 1984 classic about teens fighting for the right to party (mainly dance in ... Read More
Posted On 30 Sep 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2011, 3 Stars (Fantastic), Action, By Genre, Comedy, Drama, Reviews.
Mobster’s Rating: ‘It’s cancer.’ Those words are a devastating diagnosis, whether delivered in the real world or up on a movie screen. For films, it’s usually a death sentence of saccharine melodrama and repetitious, somber goodbyes tearfully delivered by self-serious actors. Has there ever been a truly funny movie about ... Read More
Posted On 27 Sep 2011 By Bartleby. Under 1989, 3 Stars (Fantastic), Comedy, Reviews, Suspense/Thriller, Throwback Tuesday.
It's been years since I've seen Joe Dante’s The 'Burbs. As a kid I adored it—watching it so many times that the entire thing feels branded onto my cerebral cortex. Just the other day my wife and I were discussing the issue of lunatic neighbors, and the film came up. It ... Read More
Posted On 14 Jan 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2 Stars (Mediocre), 2011, Action, Action-Adventure, By Genre, Comedy, Fantasy, Reviews.
Mobster Rating: Who is the Green Hornet really? Britt Reid, the intrepid journalist of the golden age of radio was Batman before there was a Batman. He was spiritual sibling to Lamont Cranston, the shadowy mystique replaced by an exotic Asian sidekick, Kato. Reid even had an impressive lineage; his great uncle ... Read More
Posted On 05 Nov 2010 By Bartleby. Under 2010, 2010, 3 Stars (Fantastic), Action, Action-Adventure, Animated, By Star Rating, Comedy, Family/Kids, Reviews.
Running time: 94 min. Rating: PG for action and some language. Directed by: Tom McGrath Starring: Will Ferrell, Brad Pitt, Tina Fey, Jonah Hill, David Cross, Ben Stiller // Dreamworks splendid new animated film ‘Megamind’ finally sheds some light on the behavior of comic book super-villians. The answer it comes up with is ... Read More
Review: Due Date (2010)
Posted On 05 Nov 2010 By Bartleby. Under 2 Stars (Mediocre), 2010, 2010, By Genre, By Star Rating, By The Year, Comedy, Reviews.
Running time: 1 hour 40 minutes. Rating: R for language, drug use and sexual content. Directed by: Todd Philips Cast: Robert Downey Jr., Zach Galifianakis, Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan The shadow of John Hughes comedy classic ‘Planes, Trains, and Automobiles’ hangs heavy over Todd Philips ‘Due Date’. Unfortunately the new film has ... Read More
THE HANGOVER 2 Heads to Bangkok
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