Tag Archives: Kiefer Sutherland

Zoolander 2

LONG TIME NO Z. Former fashion icons Zoolander and Hansel (Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson) are reunited after many years to help Interpol find out who’s assassinating pop stars. This belated sequel does everything wrong, even though it closely imitates the original by adding an abundance of cameos and inventing another outlandish plot involving fashion super-villains. … Continue reading Zoolander 2

A Time to Kill

A LAWYER AND HIS ASSISTANT FIGHTING TO SAVE A FATHER ON TRIAL FOR MURDER. A TIME TO QUESTION WHAT THEY BELIEVE. A TIME TO DOUBT WHAT THEY TRUST. AND NO TIME FOR MISTAKES.  Young Mississippi attorney Jake Brigance (Matthew McConaughey) takes a case where a black man (Samuel L. Jackson) stands accused of having murdered … Continue reading A Time to Kill

A Few Good Men

IN THE HEART OF THE NATION’S CAPITAL, IN A COURTHOUSE OF THE U.S. GOVERNMENT, ONE MAN WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO KEEP HIS HONOR, AND ONE WILL STOP AT NOTHING TO FIND THE TRUTH. Inexperienced U.S. Navy lawyer Daniel Kaffee (Tom Cruise) takes a case where two Marines stationed at Guantanamo stand accused of having … Continue reading A Few Good Men

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

THESE ARE THE LAST SEVEN DAYS OF LAURA PALMER.  David Lynch wasn’t ready to let Twin Peaks go (even though he wasn’t very involved with its second season), which is why he made this prequel that follows murder victim Laura Palmer’s (Sheryl lee) last week in life, a depressing and dark journey through hell. Critically … Continue reading Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me

Melancholia

As a giant planet called Melancholia may or may not collide with Earth, Justine (Kirsten Dunst) is about to get married but is overcome with depression. In Lars von Trier’s perhaps most obvious attempt to tackle his personal experiences of depression onscreen, he does it in the shape of a moody disaster movie. Divided into two … Continue reading Melancholia

Marmaduke

FRIENDS COME IN ALL SIZES. When a Kansas family moves to Orange County, California, their Great Dane Marmaduke makes friends – and enemies – at a dog park. When Hollywood makes a movie out of an old TV show, book or comic strip for kids, far too often the results look like this – an … Continue reading Marmaduke

24: Time Is of the Essence

Two months after those towers in the Manhattan financial district came tumbling down, Fox premiered a new TV show that seemed to connect with the realities that sprang out of the terror attack. 24 portrayed a government agency called CTU (Counter Terrorist Unit) that fought terrorism; the most accomplished agent of the Los Angeles branch was Jack Bauer … Continue reading 24: Time Is of the Essence

Monsters vs. Aliens

WHEN ALIENS ATTACK, MONSTERS FIGHT BACK.  On her wedding day, Susan Murphy (Reese Witherspoon) is subjected to radiation from a meteorite and grows into a giant; she’s locked up with a bunch of monsters, but they’re all sprung when aliens attack Earth. More than one creature looks like they belong in a 1950s sci-fi flick… … Continue reading Monsters vs. Aliens

The Sentinel

IN 141 YEARS, THERE’S NEVER BEEN A TRAITOR IN THE SECRET SERVICE… UNTIL NOW.  When an assassination plot against the U.S. President is revealed, veteran Secret Service agent Pete Garrison (Michael Douglas), who’s fooling around with the First Lady (Kim Basinger), becomes the prime suspect. At first this thriller kind of looks like In the … Continue reading The Sentinel