Posted On 15 Jan 2012 By Bartleby. Under 2009, 3 Stars (Fantastic), Foreign, Science Fiction, Suspense/Thriller.
Mobster's Rating: Alex Rivera’s Sleep Dealer is one of the most grounded science fiction films of recent memory. The first time director has referred to his work as ”science fiction with many anchors in today’s reality.” He isn’t joking. In the future according to Sleep Dealer, Mexico is walled off, their ... 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
Post WWII, a bunch of French critics saw American movies for the first time since the German occupation ended. They were shocked by how dark and cynical Hollywood had become during the war years. Gone were the optimism, bright lights and happy endings of the 1930’s, replaced by films about ... Read More
Posted On 25 Oct 2011 By Bartleby. Under 4 Stars (Phenomenal), 60's, By Genre, By Star Rating, Classic, Fantasy, Foreign, Horror, Reviews, Throwback Tuesday.
Mobsters Rating: Would you like to hear a ghost story? Look around; the days are soon to shorten, the leaves to color and then fall, and the chill of winter is already intruding. There is really no better time for one. And this one, I promise, you will like. It’s a ... Read More
With Halloween only a week away,I decided a great way to countdown to the holiday would a series of spooky top tens. Let's start today with one of the classic creepy movie standby's; the gypsy curse. The gypsies don’t make quite as may menacing appearances in the media these days, mostly due ... Read More
Remake and sequel hysteria has hit an all-time high these past few years and it isn't showing any signs of stopping. With Raja Gosnell's The Smurfs laying waste to our cherished memories this past summer (to say nothing of Transformers), we have more Chipmunks to look forward to and the ... Read More
Posted On 12 Sep 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2011, 3 Stars (Fantastic), By Genre, Fantasy, Reviews, Romance, Science Fiction.
Mike Cahill's Another Earth proposes what would happen if we were confronted with another world, another life, another version of ourselves. A smart science fiction drama with equally smart characters.
Posted On 03 Jun 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2.5 Stars (Noteworthy), 2011, Action-Adventure, By Genre, Fantasy, Reviews, Science Fiction.
Matthew Vaughn finds the characters inside of the costumes and the human side of the mutant movement in the best film yet to bear the title 'X-Men'
Posted On 27 May 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2011, 3.5 Stars (Exceptional), Action, Action-Adventure, Animated, By Genre, Comedy, Family/Kids, Fantasy, Reviews.
Mobsters Rating: ‘Kung Fu Panda 2’ is the kind of movie that gives sequels a good name. Helmed by first time director Jennifer Yuh Nelson, the new installment isn’t a simple rehash, but makes good on the promises of the original and pushes the franchise to new heights. Not pausing to recap, ... Read More
Posted On 01 Apr 2011 By Bartleby. Under 2011, 3.5 Stars (Exceptional), Action-Adventure, By Genre, Reviews, Science Fiction, Suspense/Thriller.
Taking pieces of Groundhog Day, The Manchurian Candidate, and The Matrix and mixing them all together, Ducan Jones comes up with the best action movie of the year to date.
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