Archive for June, 2007

I Think I Love My Wife

Brenda wears comfortable, cotton panties; Nikki wears shear, lacy thongs. Richard Cooper is in the middle, with a good job in Manhattan, a house in the suburbs, and two cute children with Brenda, his intelligent, good-looking wife, who’s a teacher. But there’s no sex in this seven-year marriage, so Richard’s bored Read the rest of this entry »

Full of It

Sam Leonard (Ryan Pinkston) is the new kid at Bridgeport High School. On his first day, he is humiliated by the school jock Kyle Plunkett (Josh Close), becomes friends with Annie Dray (Kate Mara), and falls in love with Kyle’s girlfriend Vicki Sanders (Amanda Walsh). When he goes to the guidance counselor (Craig Kilborn) for guidance, the counselor gives him the advice to lie to get the other kids to like him Read the rest of this entry »

Botched

Ritchie Donovan (Dorff) is a professional thief whose luck has just run out. The only survivor from a heist that goes terribly wrong, Ritchie is forced to take the rap and is sent to Russia to steal a priceless antique cross locked in a safe on the penthouse floor of a Moscow skyscraper. Things start badly and go rapidly downhill when, during the robbery, Ritchie and his Russian accomplices are forced to take hostages because they are trapped by the police on the unused 13th floor Read the rest of this entry »

Fracture

Wealthy, brilliant, and meticulous Ted Crawford, a structural engineer in Los Angeles, shoots his wife and entraps her lover. He signs a confession; at the arraignment, he asserts his rights to represent himself and asks the court to move immediately to trial. The prosecutor is Willy Beachum, a hotshot who’s soon to join a fancy civil-law firm, told by everyone it’s an open and shut case Read the rest of this entry »

Kickin It Old Skool

A young breakdancer hits his head during a talent show and slips into a coma for twenty years. Waking up in 2006, he looks to revive his and his team’s career with the help of his girlfriend and his parents. Read the rest of this entry »

Mighty Joe Young

There are some movies that audiences immediately dismiss until their video debut. What does it for me is the coming attraction. I have purposely skipped certain films until their home video premiere because of a dubious trailer. Usually my instincts are right. Occasionally I’m the victim of a bad trailer. Read the rest of this entry »

Sublime

Admitted to Mt. Abaddon Hospital for a routine procedure, George Grieves discovers that his condition is much more serious and complicated than originally expected; and as his own fears begin to manifest around him, he learns that Mt. Abaddon is not a place where people come to get better Read the rest of this entry »

Adaptation

Charlie Kaufman has a problem. The Academy Award-nominated screenwriter of “Being John Malkovich” and the current “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” has been asked to adapt Susan Orlean’s best-selling novel “The Orchid Thief” into a screenplay. Kaufman soon learns that as written, “The Orchid Thief” is not really movie material. Read the rest of this entry »