The Movie Special

DVD Reviews 'n More

CONTAGION (2011)

106 minutes of pure terror if you afraid of germs – and even if you are not, you will be after watching this movie. Steven Soderbergh did not go for … Continue reading

April 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

THE BIG YEAR (2011)

I find it interesting that somebody has actually financed a movie about bird watching. That and the fact that this movie has three of my favourite comedic actors in it … Continue reading

April 1, 2012 · 2 Comments

THE TWILIGHT SAGA: BREAKING DAWN – PART 1 (2011)

I was ready to hate this penultimate instalment in The Twilight Saga. I have read and loved the books. Watched the previous movies, but only the first movie lived up … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

THE LAST PICTURE SHOW (1971)

This movie was considered to be risky and scandalous when it was released. It has scenes with full frontal nudity plus sex between high school students and married adults. How … Continue reading

March 22, 2012 · 1 Comment

THE IDES OF MARCH (2011)

Politics is a dirty game, where everyone will lose their idealism. Tell us something we did not already know. The screenplay is the only place where this slick political thriller … Continue reading

March 21, 2012 · 1 Comment

MY WEEK WITH MARILYN (2011)

Michelle Williams is no Marilyn Monroe, but she comes very close. Then again I don’t think anybody could ever be like Marilyn. You cannot quite explain what it was that … Continue reading

March 18, 2012 · Leave a comment

MIDNIGHT IN PARIS (2011)

Woody Allen’s star-studded love letter to Paris won him an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay in 2012. Midnight in Paris is very, very cleverly written. It’s definitely trademark Woody … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · 1 Comment

TOWER HEIST (2011)

Co-written by Ted Griffin (Ocean’s Eleven) and Jeff Nathanson (two last Rush Hour movies) Tower Heist unfortunately is no Ocean’s Eleven. It has a stellar cast lead by Ben Stiller as … Continue reading

March 17, 2012 · Leave a comment

SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN (1952)

Singin’ in the Rain is one of my all-time favorite movies. It is a feel-good movie set against the twenties glamorous looking Hollywood. This movie celebrates the joy of filmmaking, love … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 2 Comments

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