OZ The Great and Powerful (2013)

Starring: James Franco, Mila Kunis, Rachel Weisz, Michelle Williams, Zach Braff, Bill Cobbs, Tony Cox Directed by: Sam Raimi PG. 127 mins The over-indulgent usage of CGI, weak storytelling and a less-than-great lead strips this classic tale of all its magic. Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead, Spider-Man) directs this prequel to the beloved 1939 classic,…

The Bourne Legacy (2012)

Starring: Jeremy Renner, Rachel Weisz, Edward Norton, Stacy Keach, David Strathairn, Joan Allen, Albert Finney Directed by: Tony Gilroy PG-13. 125 mins A watchable action flick that lacks purpose and hardly lives up to the ‘legacy’ of the series. Renner and Weisz are welcome additions to the series and though Aaron Cross isn’t as intriguing…

The Brothers Bloom (2009)

Starring: Adrien Brody, Mark Ruffalo, Rachel Weisz, Rinko Kikuchi, Maximilian Schell, Robbie Coltrane Directed by: Rian Johnson PG-13. 109 mins An amusing film that tries to hard to be clever that it grates on the nerves and leaves out some much-needed emotional depth instead of one plot-twist after another. Two brothers who have been cons…

About A Boy (2002)

Starring: Hugh Grant, Nicholas Hoult, Toni Collette, Rachel Weisz Directed by: Chris & Paul Weitz PG-13. 101 mins. A highly engaging and touching British dramedy. The film centers around shallow Will (Hugh Grant) – a man who considers himself to be an island. He does nothing, has no job, no prospects — he just sits…