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The Rite: Run, don’t walk… away

Director: Mikael Håfström Screenplay: Michael Petroni Release Date: January 28, cialis 40mg 2011 Actors: Anthony Hopkins, visit web Colin O’Donoghue, Ciaran Hindis, Alice Braga, Toby Jones Inspired by a “true” story Exorcist films seems to be a plenty these days in Hollywood, with the last one The Last Exorcism clearly in my mind (and not very good in my opinion.) The last one that really creeped me out was the Exorcism of Emily Rose, which starred Jennifer Carpenter. Because of that movie, every time I now see a picture of Jennifer Carpenter, I think of Emily Rose possessed. Probably not the best connection to be consistently making with an actress. Trailers for The Rite made it seem like it could be interesting, and I had high hopes going into the film that it might surprise or even engage me, but unfortunately it let me down considerably. The film starts off with the introduction of Michael Kovak, played by Colin O’Donoghue (a relative unknown from Ireland). Michael’s family has either raised priests or morticians. Due to his trauma of seeing his father prepare his mother when she passed, he decides to attend school to become a priest. After four years of […]

Movie Review: The Wolfman (February, 2010)

Director: Joe Johnston Screenplay: Andrew Kevin Walker, discount David Self Release Date: February 12, 2010 Actors: Benecio del Toro, Anthony Hopkins, Emily Blunt Note: I wrote this a long time ago, but I feel that even though the movie has already been released, perhaps one can decide if they want to watch it on the big screen or on DVD. I feel it is nice to write about movies – old or new. What a shame. Three wonderful actors and what results in this almost hilarious film is a failure. Why? Well, let me first tell you the premise. Ben Talbot, brother of Lawrence Talbot (Benecio del Toro), husband of Solana Talbot (Emily Blunt) and son of John Talbot (Anthony Hopkins) is viciously attacked and torn apart by a werewolf. Solana sends a letter to Lawrence, who is now an American actor but currently performing in a play in London. She asks Lawrence to return home to find his brother. By the time he returns, Ben has been found dead and left in the ditches. Lawrence then decides that he will stay until he finds what happens to his brother. However, upon his investigation, he has the most unfortunate fate […]