Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang

Robert Downey Jr. as a small-time thief mistaken for a fledgling actor. Val Kilmer as a tough, gay private eye. More plot twists than a bag of four-dimensional pretzels in a tornado. The quintessential noir murder mystery in full color. This one goes to eleven, squared. Buy Kiss Kiss, Bang more »

All Quiet on the Western Front

I’d be the first to agree that history reveals in the human race a relatively constant progression from savagery to civilization. It’s just so goddamned slow! The problem, I think, is that far too many people try to maintain their equanimity by turning a blind eye toward atrocity, rather than more »

16 Blocks

An action flick that’s also a feel-good film. Although it’s hard to go wrong with Bruce Willis (Armegeddon notwithstanding), I went into this one expecting little more than a solid shoot-em-up and came away with something more. A very satisfying film, overall. Definitely recommended. Buy 16 Blocks at Amazon

Stay Alive

A surprisingly good film! Thoroughly satisfying. While perhaps not quite as spooky as The Ring, this film was “cooler” in some ways, especially if you’re fond of “shooter” computer games with a horror theme. Good story. Great acting. Flawless dialogue. Great visuals. Excellent soundtrack. (I’ll be looking for a copy more »