Archive | February 2014

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Hidden Gem of the Week-Straight Time (1978)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy One of the true joys of the cinema hobby is finding long lost or forgotten hidden gems. With hundreds of new films released year in and year out, there are bound to be handful of great movies that for one reason or another fall through the cracks or are all but ignored […]

The Monuments Men (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy The Monuments Men tells of a group of art historians who were recruited to protect and retrieve millions of pieces of stolen art that the Nazis took during World War II. After so many years, it is great to have these men and their unheralded achievements finally recognized. Without their efforts so […]

Top 6 Lists-Natalie Portman

List by-Jarrett Leahy Year after year, Natalie Portman has proven time and again why she is considered among the best actresses of her generation.   As seen by this list, Natalie is not afraid to take chances, choosing diverse roles across a slew of film genres. 2014 looks to be another busy year for Portman, […]

The LEGO Movie (2014)

Review by-Jarrett Leahy Looking around my Friday matinee showing of The LEGO Movie, it became quite obvious that I was the only adult in the crowd that didn’t have a minimum of two overly excited little youngsters in tow. Family films, especially animated ones have become big business in today’s cinema landscape; a studio having […]

Rush (2013)

Review by: Jarrett Leahy “25 drivers start every season in Formula One, and each year, two of us die.” That opening line hit me like a sack of bricks. I can think of no better quote to remind the viewer just how real the inherent dangers are in a sport such as Formula One racing. […]