Secret Life of Bees (2008)

“Why wasn’t there a Miss August for me when I needed one like Lily at the same age?”, I wondered while watching “Secret Life of Bees”.  Growing up without a mother is certainly difficult enough, but to live every day with the knowledge that you’re responsible for her death?  I can’t imagine living with the […]

Swing Vote (2008)

“Swing Vote” is a funny, yet inspiring movie with an all-star cast including Kevin Costner, Paula Patton (Mirrors), Kelsey Grammer, Dennis Hopper, Nathan Lane, Stanley Tucci and Madeline Carroll (Resident Evil: Extinction) as Molly Johnson.  Set in a small town in New Mexico, “Swing Vote” is loaded with cameos by several media and entertainment figure including Bill […]

All the Pretty Horses (2000)

Lose yourself in a western this week, as HBO OnDemand features “All the Pretty Horses” starring Matt Damon, Henry Thomas and Penelope Cruz struggling to make sense of their lives in post World War II Texas and Mexico.  John Grady Cole (Damon) and Lacey Rawlins (Thomas) set off on horseback to look for work on […]

Fingerprints (2006)

Winner of the 2006 New York City Horror Film Festival Best Feature Award, the horror movie “Fingerprints” had the right amount of “spooky” combined with “slasher” to keep me interested and on the edge of my seat wondering, “whodunit?” without completing grossing me out.  The main characters are portrayed by recognizable “B-list” actors including Leah […]