300 Word Review Archive

  • [A Short Review] Bad Teacher (2011)

    Bad Teacher In theaters now Columbia Pictures Directed by Jake Kasdan Starring Cameron Diaz, Lucy Punch, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake Rating 2 out of 5 Bad Teacher is one of those movies… one of those movies where nothing really works: The script is something derived...

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  • [300 Word Review] Frozen (2010)

    Frozen On DVD and Netflix Instant Directed by Adam Green Starring Emma Bell, Shawn Ashmore, Kevin Zegers Rating: 3 out of 5 Frozen is another low budget film festival direct to DVD movie that takes a very specific fear and turns it into a steady...

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  • [300 Word Review] 127 Hours (2010)

    127 Hours Fox Searchlight Pictures Limited Release Co-Written & Directed by Danny Boyle Starring James Franco Rating 4 out of 5 I can summarize mountain climber Aron Ralston’s harrowing plight in two sentences: While hiking in the scenic canyons of Utah, Ralston had a small...

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  • [300 Word Review] Due Date (2010)

    Incumbent to the laziness of that writing is the major flaw of the film: A lack of heart. Worth a date night – or afternoon.

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  • [300 Word Review] Resident Evil: Afterlife (2010)

    In theaters now… Constantin Film Produktion Directed by Paul W.S. Anderson Starring Milla Jovovich, Ali Larter, Kim Coates, Shawn Roberts Rating 2.7 out of 5 Resident Evil: Afterlife manages to pull off an improbable scenario: Instead of closing out the franchise it extends the life...

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  • [300 Word Review] Horror Double Feature: ‘Eden Lake’ & ‘Bikini Girls on Ice’

    Eden Lake: 2.75/5 Bikini Girls on Ice 0/5 Read more to find out why!

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  • [300 Word Review] Salt* (2010)

    *I hate when these 300 Word Review features are of a movie with a one word title. It really unbalances the post title and makes one lose the name of the movie being reviewed. Anyway… Salt (2010) In theaters now… Columbia Pictures Directed by Phillip...

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  • 300 Word Review: The Crazies (2010)

      Overture Films (2010) Directed by Breck Eisner Starring: Timothy Olyphant Radha Mitchell Joe Anderson   The Crazies stars Deadwood’s Timothy Olyphant as David Dutton, Sheriff of  a small town in Americana. The film opens at a high school baseball game as director Breck Eisner...

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  • 300 Word Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

    300 Word Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)

    Not even a good attempt. Sloppy and without panache.

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  • 300 Word Review: Iron Man 2

    300 Word Review: Iron Man 2

    Robert Downey Jr., didn’t let a detour to Baker Street derail him from the Tony Stark cash train. As Elwood put in his review of the movie: “Not only are Tony Stark and Iron Man one, but Robert Downey, Jr. completes the set.” Ain’t that...

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