director: Simon West

The Expendables 2

"The Expendables 2" features a lot of stars: Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Norris, Statham, Lundgren, and more. And it features some lines which viewers of their movies will recognize. For example, in one scene Schwarzenegger shows up just in time to help his friends who are in a jam and, crashing [...]

The Mechanic

Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) basically plays a killing machine, a contract assassin who can kill people without remorse or blinking. The film's story focuses on what happens when he is assigned to kill the man who taught him everything he knows, in other words his former mentor. Yet despite the [...]

When A Stranger Calls (2006)

May 16, 2006
Suspense is the name of the game in this tense film about every babysitter's worst nightmare. Unfortunately, while the topic is scary so is the acting. The characters are transparently written and the music is overdone. There is one scene of a caring father and daughter moment where they discuss [...]

When A Stranger Calls (2006) – Filtered

May 16, 2006
When I sat down to watch this film I was ready to be scared. It never happened. The film reminded me of when I was younger and would babysit, and every noise I heard would totally freak me out and in watching this film it looks like you are watching someone freak herself out. I thought the film was [...]

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

November 13, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Unlike the video game, there are deadly moments where the pacing lags and the story becomes convoluted, but then the action kicks in. Adults who enjoyed the "Indiana Jones" films and the first two "Batman" installments may find the MTV-styled production values, with its quick and constant editing [...]

Generals Daughter – Filtered

December 14, 1999
This is a highly intense movie starring John Travolta. Travolta plays Paul Brenner, an official investigator of crimes committed by and upon members of the military. Madeleine Stowe co-stars as Sara Sunhill, a support investigator. They are called upon to investigate the murder of Captain Elisabeth [...]

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