Tag: donald sutherland

Spring TV: True Story Dramas

Both of these true story dramas are getting decent reviews with The Terror getting the better of the two with some great action sequences and an excellent cast. Trust has also received positive reviews, mostly for Brendan Fraser who plays a minor character, but critics wish he was in it more....

Salem’s Lot (2004 TV Movie)

I have no recollection of this 2004 version of Salem’s Lot existing. I think I would have paid attention to it somewhat because of Rob Lowe, but I didn’t. In some ways I enjoyed watching this version of the story better than the 1979 original, but I did not...

2014 Holiday Movies: Action

The two big action movies coming out this holiday season feature major battles leading up to all out war. They might try to make you think a little bit before they start beating the crap out of each other though....

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

I read the book trilogy in about a week while the first movie was being filmed. I really enjoyed the first book, found the second one to be decent and thought the third book to drag on endlessly with a happy ending randomly tacked on as an epilogue. I...

The Hunger Games

Hunger Games is based on a book series about a dystopian future where a civil war led to the government cordoning off areas of the United States, now called Panem, into districts. To remind the citizens to not rise up against the government, each district has to supply one girl...

Cold Mountain

At the end of the American Civil War, Jude Law journeys home to Cold Mountain, North Carolina to reunite with Nicole Kidman. Renee Zellweger is in there somewhere too. I thought this movie looked pretty boring, but decided I should watch it anyway. It was much better than I expected. It was very long, but...

The Italian Job

  Mark Wahlberg and Charlize Theron execute the perfect robbery only to have Edward Norton steal all the loot! Mini Coopers are the answer to getting the money back while looking cute and tiny in the process. I think this movie started out cool and ended cool and then...