director: Brian De Palma

The Black Dahlia

September 15, 2006
"The Black Dahlia" is a "who done it" crime film such that by the middle of the film you don't care who done it, you just wish for the film to end. There is no character development and it is hard to follow exactly what is going on. The story is not told very well and they try too hard to imitate [...]

Mission To Mars

March 10, 2000
I found this to be a well-written, well-acted sci/fi action movie. It is not a film about gruesome, anti-friendly aliens chewing up unsuspecting space travelers. Indeed, there are no hostile beings in this film. In fact, there are three positive examples of marriage. However, the film promotes a [...]

Mission Impossible

There is a lot of action and the use of false faces in this film which makes for an intriguing plot. Unfortunately, there are strong violent scenes as well as strong language. This is not one for the entire family. Jon Voight and Tom Cruise head up this movie which is about a mission to retrieve a [...]