Argumentative August #3 – …AND JUSTICE FOR ALL (1979)

Originally posted on Once upon a screen…:
As much as I love Coppola‘s Godfather films and Lumet‘s Serpico (1973) and Dog Day Afternoon (1975), films that star Al Pacino and that helped distinguish him among the best actors of his generation, it is without fail that the first film that comes to mind when Pacino is mentioned…

Argumentative August #4 – To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) – Film Grimoire

Originally posted on MovieRob:
Ryan and I would like to once again welcome you to another review for our Argumentative August Blogathon. ? This next film, To Kill A Mockingbird (1962) is being reviewed by Anna of Film Grimoire ? Let’s see what Anna thought of this movie…. _________________________________ Argumentative August: To Kill A Mockingbird…

Halloween II Remake (2009)

run time: 105 mins rated: R considered: Horror starring: movie summary: Laurie Strode struggles to come to terms with her brother Michael’s deadly return to Haddonfield, Illinois; meanwhile, Michael prepares for another reunion with his sister. ( my thoughts: Michael survives the attack from Laurie in Halloween I, and continues his pursuit of her. This is the … More Halloween II Remake (2009)

American Beauty (1999)

run time: 122 mins rated: 14A considered: Drama starring: Kevin Spacey, Annette Benning, Thora Birch, Mena Suvari, Wes Bentley movie summary: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter’s attractive friend. ( my thoughts: American Beauty follows the life of … More American Beauty (1999)

Runaway Jury (2004)

run time: 127 mins rated: PG considered: Drama, Thriller starring: John Cusack, Rachel Weisz, Gene Hackman, Dustin Hoffman, Jeremy Piven, Bruce McGill movie summary: A juror on the inside and a woman on the outside manipulate a court trial involving a major gun manufacturer. ( my thoughts: Runaway Jury is based on one of John Grisham’s … More Runaway Jury (2004)

Twilight (2008)

run time: 122 mins rated: PG-13 considered: Drama, Fantasy, Romance starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Sarah Clarke, Ashley Greene, Jackson Rathbone, Kellan Lutz, Nikki Reed, Peter Facinelli, Elizabeth Reaser movie summary: A teenage girl risks everything when she falls in love with a vampire. ( my thoughts: I do have a soft … More Twilight (2008)

2012 (2010)

run time: 158 mins rated: 14A considered: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi starring: John Cusack, Amanda Peet, Chiwetel Ejiofer, Thandie Newton, Oliver Platt, Woody Harrelson, Danny Glover movie summary: An epic adventure about a global cataclysm that brings an end to the world and tells of the heroic struggle of the survivors. ( my thoughts: 2012 is based on … More 2012 (2010)