Another Earth and The Help

Reviewed by Ms. Critic After throwing back some Midol and curling up with the heating pad, I turned to the trusty tele to find some comfort. It was actually Mr. Critic who selected these movies from Netflix, probably… Read More

Review of Best Original Song Nominees

So this year only two songs have been nominated for an Academy Award for Best Original Song: “Man or Muppet” and “Real in Rio”. Take a listen. Real in Rio Man or Muppet First let me say, I… Read More

Mister Critic Awards Predictions and Contest

The Oscars are here and we’re all excited at Mister Critic. Lots going on. Below are the predictions (in some cases, wild guesses) made by the Mister Critic contributors. We have predictions from yours truly, Mister Critic, his… Read More

A Single Man

As a story about one day in the life of one man, the movie, A Single Man, is able to capture all of the raw and viseral emotions connected with love and loss, and is an excellent exploration of the meaning of life. Colin Firth plays George Falconer,… Read More

Dreamscape (1984)

I meant to post this right after the Inception post, but life got the better of me.  By happenstance (or was it fate?), I stumbled upon Dreamscape on Netflix Instant movies right before seeing Inception. Apparently, I missed the… Read More

Inception (2010)

Reviewed by Mister Critic “You mustn’t be afraid to dream a little bigger, darling.” The above line from the movie Inception was one of my favorite, and it is apparent that Christopher Nolan took those words to heart… Read More

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Reviewed by Mister Critic So director Guy Richie brings us a new Sherlock Holmes. Not the lanky, nerdy Holmes from those boring books with words and stuff. No, a Holmes that is ripped, kicks butt and solves crimes. He is… Read More

Baghead (2008)

Reviewed by Mister Critic I really did not know what to expect with this movie. So I went in not expecting too much, and I was pleasantly surprised. Baghead is an independent film of the comedy/horror genre, and I… Read More

Alice in Wonderland (2010)

“’Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe.” Excerpt from “Jabberwocky” by Lewis Carroll When I was in about fifth or sixth grade,… Read More

Avatar (2009)

Social pressure has made me ashamed to admit this, but for a long time, I was a Na’virgin. Yes, it is true. I was one of the last people in the known universe who had not yet seen that Avatar movie that is talked… Read More