Author: damo

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

Walter Mitty is a snooze you lose day-dreamer and in 1947 no one knew how to play the day-dreamer better than Danny Kaye. The Samuel Goldwyn film constructed from the short story work  James...

Ender’s Game

Ender’s Game

The latest sci-fi movie aimed at the younger audience comes in with a mixture of  teenage Battlestar Galactica angst then loads it with a hint of a Hunger Games survival story. Earth has survived...

DVD Review: The Place Beyond the Pines

DVD Review: The Place Beyond the Pines

The Place Beyond the Pines is a drama set in present day middle America where the lives of two unique characters crash directly into each other and then repeat. On one side a young...

DVD Review: The Great Gatsby

DVD Review: The Great Gatsby

The Great Gatsby released in 2013 by Baz Luhrman from a screen-play he developed with Australian actor Craig Pearce, is the fifth movie adaption of what many consider the All American novel. F. Scott...

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Walking into Catching Fire, the second movie in the Suzanne Collins trilogy of the Hunger Games is a daunting affair. Take your 15yo daughter to any movie deeply entrenched in fandom and movie going...

The Butler

The Butler

The Butler is a movie that uses a “based on actual events’ premise to take us through the inspirational life of White House Butler, Cecil Gaines played by mercurial Forest Whitaker. It should be...