Category Archives: Large Popcorn with Butter

The Fighter

A look at the early years of boxer “Irish” Micky Ward and his brother who helped train him before going pro in the mid 1980s. (IMDB) Writers:  Scott Silver, Paul Tamasy, Eric Johnson Director:  David O. Russell Stars:  Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams Runtime/Rating:  116 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butter This […]

Inglourious Basterds

In Nazi-occupied France during World War II, a plan to assassinate Nazi leaders by a group of Jewish U.S. soldiers coincides with a theatre owner’s vengeful plans for the same. (IMDB) Writer:  Quentin Tarantino Director:  Quentin Tarantino Stars:  Brad Pitt, Christoph Waltz, Mélanie Laurent,  Diane Kruger Runtime/Rating:  153 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butter […]

Up in the Air

With a job that has him traveling around the country firing people, Ryan Bingham leads an empty life out of a suitcase, until his company does the unexpected: ground him. (IMDB) Writers:   Jason Reitman (Screenplay), Walter Kirn (novel), Director:  Jason Reitman Stars:   George Clooney, Vera Farmiga and Anna Kendrick Runtime/Rating:  109 Minutes/ R Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butterh5> […]

500 Days of Summer

An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn’t believe true love exists, and the young man who falls for her. (IMDB) Writes:  Scott Neustadter, Michael H. Weber Director:  Scott Webb Stars:  Zooey Deschanel, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Geoffrey Arend Runtime/Rating:  95 Minutes/ PG-13 Popcorn Score:  Large Popcorn with Butter This quick Popcorn Review was taken from the Top Ten […]

Moonrise Kingdom

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out and find them. Writers: Wes Anderson, Roman Coppola Director: Wes Anderson Stars:  Jared Gilman, Kara Hayward, Bruce Willis, Edward Norton and Bill Murray Runtime: 94 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter Wes Anderson welcomes us […]


It’s 4 o’clock in the morning. I haven’t slept since 6:30 am yesterday. I saw Inception last night at 7:25. My mind has not been warped like this since the day that the Carolina Panthers lost to the Green Bay Packers in the 96- 97 NFC NFL Championship game. I watched the movie Poltergeist 2 […]

Win Win

A struggling lawyer and volunteer wrestling coach’s chicanery comes back to haunt him when the teenage grandson of the client he’s double-crossed comes into his life. Writers:  Thomas McCarthy Director:  Thomas McCarthy Stars:   Paul Giamatti, Amy Ryan and Jeffrey Tambor Runtime: 106 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter I took a look at the movies Paul Giamatti’s […]


Inspired by a true story, a comedy centered on a 27-year-old guy who learns of his cancer diagnosis, and his subsequent struggle to beat the disease. Writer: Will Reiser Director: Jonathan Levine Stars:  Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Seth Rogen and Anna Kendrick Runtime: 100 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter Never before in the theater have I experienced the emotions […]

The Devil’s Double

A chilling vision of the House of Saddam Hussein comes to life through the eyes of the man who was forced to become the double of Hussein’s sadistic son. Writers: Michael Thomas (Screenplay), Latif Yahia (Book) Director: Lee Tamahori Stars:  Dominic Cooper, Ludivine Sagnier and Raad Rawi Runtime: 109 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter There are a lot of […]


A mysterious Hollywood stuntman, mechanic and getaway driver lands himself in trouble when he helps out his neighbor. Writers:  Hossein Amini (screenplay), James Sallis (book) Director:  Nicolas Winding Refn Stars:  Ryan Gosling, Carey Mulligan and Bryan Cranston Runtime: 100 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter I am a little speechless after seeing Drive.  Perhaps the character know only as “Driver” played […]

Thank You For Smoking

Satirical comedy follows the machinations of Big Tobacco’s chief spokesman, Nick Naylor, who spins on behalf of cigarettes while trying to remain a role model for his twelve-year-old son. Writer: Jason Reitman, Christopher Buckley Director: Jason Reitman Stars: Aaron Eckhart, Cameron Bright and Maria Bello Runtime: 92 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter Thank you for Smoking; A one […]

Midnight In Paris

A family travel to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple who are forced to confront their differing views of a perfect life. Writers: Woody Allen Director: Woody Allen Stars:  Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams, Michael Sheen Runtime: 94 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter Come and get whisked away […]

Barney’s Version

The picaresque and touching story of the politically incorrect, fully lived life of the impulsive, irascible and fearlessly blunt Barney Panofsky. Writers:  Mordecai Richler (novel), Michael Konyves(screenplay) Director:  Richard J. Lewis Stars:   Paul Giamatti, Rosamund Pike and Jake Hoffman Runtime:  134 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter What is this movie about?  I ask this question no more than 20 […]

The Skin I Live In

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. Writer: Pedro Almodóvar Director: Pedro Almodóvar Stars:  Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya and Jan Cornet Runtime: 117 Minutes Popcorn Score: Large Popcorn with Butter One of the […]