Movie Review: Big Miracle
Feb 03 2012
NEW YORK –“Free Willy,” the 1993 whale rescue film, looks like child’s play when compared to “Big Miracle” (Universal), in which not one but three giant mammals are trapped in Arctic ice.
Movie Review: One for the Money
Jan 30 2012
NEW YORK – The title of the forgettable fish-out-of-water comedy “One for the Money” (Lionsgate) recalls Carl Perkins’ seminal hit, “Blue Suede Shoes,” a song covered most famously, of course, by Elvis Presley. While this lukewarm cinematic offering won’t knock you down or step in your face, its surfeit of profane dialogue does slander God’s name all over the place.
Movie Review: "Man on a Ledge"
Jan 27 2012
NEW YORK (CNS) -- When an ex-cop is falsely convicted of stealing a multimillion-dollar diamond and sentenced to 25 years in jail, there's just one course for him to follow: Break out of prison, check in to Manhattan's landmark Roosevelt Hotel, order lobster -- then clamber out onto a cornice hundreds of feet above street level.
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Jan 24 2012
"Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close" (Warner Bros.) -- Catholic News Service classification, A-III -- adults. Motion Picture Association of America rating, PG-13 -- parents strongly cautioned. Some material may be inappropriate for children under 13.