United 93 (2006)

7/10 It is extremely difficult to retell a story about heroic events when the only material you have to work with is phone conversations and an airplane black box. There is only so much action you can have on a plane, without Liam Neeson, so the planning and strategy talk is ultimately all the action … More United 93 (2006)

9/11 (2002)

8/10 There has never been a documentary quite like this one. No one in the history of humanity could ever say they experienced such an event, from the position they did, survive, and happen to catch it all on film. I try to watch this every September to remember the heroes and how that day … More 9/11 (2002)

Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

run time: 179 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Adventure, Fantasy starring: Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, Sean Astin, Cate Blanchette, John Rhys-Davies, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monaghan, Orlando Bloom, Christopher Lee, Hugo Weaving, Sean Bean, Ian Holm, Andy Serkis, Bernard Hill, Karl Urban movie summary: While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help … More Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers (2002)

Insomnia (2002)

run time: 118 mins rated: 14A considered: Crime, Mystery, Thriller starring: Al Pacino, Robin WIlliams, Hilary Swank movie summary: Two Los Angeles homicide detectives are dispatched to a northern town where the sun doesn’t set to investigate the methodical murder of a local teen. (www.imdb.com) my thoughts: Insomnia stars Al Pacino as Will Dormer, a hot-shot … More Insomnia (2002)