Category Archives: 2013

Out of the Furnace (2013) Rated R

Rodney Baze has disappeared, and law enforcement is slow to act, so his brother takes things into his own hands. Starring Woody Harrelson, Dendrie Taylor, and Carl Ciarfalio. This film starts as an action film, but I have to say it … Continue reading

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Ender’s Game (2013) Rated PG-13

In the near future, an alien race attacks Earth; Ender Wiggins is recruited to an élite force to help save the human race. Based on the book by Orson Scott Card. Starring Asa Butterfield, Harrison Ford, and Hailee Steinfeld. The books … Continue reading

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Let the Fire Burn (2013) Rated NR

The history of the conflict between the City of Philadelphia and the Black Liberation organization, MOVE, as they lead to the violent confrontation in 1985. Starring Birdie Africa, Ramona Africa, and Wilson Goode. The film centers on the MOVE organization mostly and … Continue reading

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20 Feet From Stardom (2013) Rated PG-13

A documentary that follows the lives of backup singers to the iconic songs of our time. Starring Lou Adler, Stephanie ‘Stevvi’ Alexander, and Patti Austin. This is a wonderful documentary on the singers behind the headlining performers. The documentary follows singers … Continue reading

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The Fifth Estate (2013) Rated R

The story of Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange, as Wikileaks exposes deceptions and corruptions of power. Starring Peter Capaldi, David Thewlis, and Anatole Taubman. Benedict Cumberbatch plays the founder, Julian Assange. I have to say it was an interesting portrayal. Cumberbatch portrays him … Continue reading

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Blue Jasmine (2013) Rated PG-13

A New York socialite arrives to visit her sister in San Francisco. Starring Cate Blanchett, Joy Carlin, and Richard Conti. Jasmine is a woman who is used to the wealth that her husband has provided for her throughout their married life. … Continue reading

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Fruitvale Station (2013) Rated R

Based on the true story of Oscar Grant III’s last day before he was fatality shot at the Fruitvale Station in 2008. Starring Michael B. Jordan, Melonie Diaz, and Octavia Spencer. I have mixed feelings about this film. At times, I thought … Continue reading

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This is Martin Bonner (2013) Rated R

Martin Bonner has moved to Nevada from the East Coast, leaving behind his children and the life he built for two decades. Starring Paul Eenhoorn, Demetrius Grosse, and Tom Plunkett. This is one of those films that gives you a glimpse … Continue reading

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Friend Request (2013) Rated TV-G

Samantha “Sam” Hart believes she found love with a friend request online only to find out it’s the man’s son she friended. Starring Erin Krakow, Ryan McPartlin, and Ian Andrew. This is a sweet Hallmark film with Hart realizing that she’s … Continue reading

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Prince Avalanche (2013) Rated R

Two highway workers take a job outside of the city where they find misadventures and growing tension. Starring Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch, and Lance LeGault. This is one of those movies that can be rather enjoyable if you don’t expect too … Continue reading

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