Author Archives: Laura Rachel

2 Guns (2013) Rated R

A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. I had some smiles watching this film but felt that it was too bland for an action film. The script … Continue reading

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Love Is All You Need (2012) Rated R

A hairdresser battling Cancer finds her husband is having an affair on the eve of their daughter’s wedding. I loved this film, I absolutely adored it. It’s not perfect but just watching this woman who seems to lose what she … Continue reading

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Don Jon (2013) Rated R

A New Jersey guy who is addicted to porn finds that true intimacy eludes him. As I started watching this film, I wondered why I was watching this. Thinking that they are glorifying porn and even making fun of the Church. … Continue reading

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Frozen (2013) Rated PG

Inspired by the story “The Snow Queen” by Hans Christian Andersen. Anna goes looking for her sister, Elsa who happens to be the Snow Queen. I know lots of people loved Frozen and I know that, that might be causing … Continue reading

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The 100 (CW) Rated NR

Set 97 years into the future after a nuclear war on Earth makes it uninhabitable. The space station that carries the survivors has reached its limit. So they send a group of teenage delinquents down on Earth to see if … Continue reading

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The Spectacular Now (2013) Rated R

A coming of age story where a young man lives life in the now and struggles with alcohol. Based on the novel of the same name by Tim Tharp. First off, I never thought that either child in this film, … Continue reading

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The Details (2011) Rated R

Jeff Lang’s choices set off a chain reaction to his life and the people around him. This is an absurd comedy that moves from realism to cheesy and back again. I did not find it very amusing. Most of the time the things … Continue reading

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Mickey Rooney (1920-2014)

(1920-2014) The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939) Rated G Huckleberry Finn, a rambunctious boy adventurer chafing under the bonds of civilization, escapes his humdrum world and his selfish, plotting father by sailing a raft down the Mississippi River. Accompanying him … Continue reading

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The Wolverine (2013) Rated PG-13

The Wolverine is summoned to Japan by an old acquaintance where he is embroiled in a conflict that forces him to face his own demons. Based on the Wolverine mini-series by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller. The Wolverine is a … Continue reading

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Follow the Stars Home (2001) Rated NR

A newlywed woman finds herself alone with a neurological disordered child to raise. Based on the novel by Luanne Rice with the same title. I appreciated this film but the story is heartrending but at times the story seemed to miss … Continue reading

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