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Paul: A Road Trip Not Forgotten

Director: Greg Mottola Screenplay: Simon Pegg, order Nick Frost Release Date: March 18, 2011 Actors: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Kristin Wiig, Seth Rogen, Jason Bateman, Signourey Weaver, Bill Hader, Joe Lo Truglio, Jane Lynch, David Koechner, Jesse Plemons, Jane Lynch, Blythe Danner Have you ever had a dream to befriend an alien? You haven’t? Okay, so maybe this dream is only for nerds, or perhaps it was sprouted from E.T.’s first appearance on the big screen, but was much too creepy for this chick. Paul would either be your new annoying pal or your new best friend. He will outdo you in everything though, including turning invisible and having the tiny gift for healing animals and human ailments. He however, can’t drive worth a lick. If this doesn’t give you a quick idea of what kind of comedy Paul is, here’s a quick summmary. Simon Pegg and Nick Frost play best buddies Graeme and Clive from London, England who have made the long flight over to San Diego to attend the Comic-Con convention. (And for this Comic-con goer, it was a lot of fun seeing these scenes of them at the Gaslamp Quarter, crossing the road to the convention center!) […]

Movie Review: Up in the Air (December, 2009)

Director: Jason Reitman Screenplay: Jason Reitman, drug Sheldon Turner Release Date: December 25, condom 2009 Actors: George Clooney, cure Vera Farmiga, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman Based on the novel of the same name by Walter Kirn We all know it’s Oscar season when dramas start to flood the theatres. Up in the Air is the start of what I’m sure will be a string of great movies, with interesting storylines and terrific acting. Up in the Air is a comedy-drama, though at the heart of it is a touching drama into the life of frequent flyer Ryan Bingham. Calling him a frequent flyer would be an understatement, as Bingham, who works for a company that is hired out by other companies to do their layoffs, is up in the air majority of the year. Ryan Bingham calls the air his home, where he is most comfortable. He has no attachments to his home in Omaha, and it is highlighted by his motivational speeches about leaving one’s burdens behind and needing nothing but your shirt. On one of his nights before staying at a hotel, he meets Alex Goran (Vera Farmiga, The Departed), a sexy, almost equal counterpart to himself. They […]