Dexter Season Six – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

So Season 6 of DEXTER has ended and the heady euphoria I felt with the the awesomeness of the first episode of the season (Harry was back! Dexter went to his high school reunion! Dexter did the MC Hammer dance!) quickly came back to earth when the show began to make misstep after misstep. It was such an insufferable season to watch because at times the show got things almost perfect and then almost as quickly things would take a turn in a totally head scratching direction. It was a very schizophrenic season and some of the decisions have left me wondering if I should even bother with the show next season.

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 85% (Critics) / 84% (Audience)
Directed By: David Fincher
Written By: Steven Zaillian
Starring: Daniel Craig, Rooney Mara, Stellan Skarsgård, Christopher Plummer
Studio: MGM

Synopsis:
Mikael Blomkvist, a discredited journalist, is hired by a billionaire to investigate the 40-year-old disappearance of his niece with members of his own family as the primary suspects. Joined by an enigmatic investigator/computer hacker, Blomkvist’s search opens decades old family secrets and takes him to dark, dangerous places he never expected.

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Trailer of the Day: The Cabin In The Woods

The Cabin In The Woods

A group of friends at a cabin retreat scratch the surface of something so massive and horrific that they can only begin to fathom it as time quickly runs out. – IMDB

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Martha Marcy May Marlene – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 88% (Critics) / 77% (Audience)
Directed By: Sean Durkin
Written By: Sean Durkin
Starring: Elizabeth Olsen, Sarah Paulson, John Hawkes
Studio: Fox Searchlight Pictures

Synopsis: MARTHA MARCY MAY MARLENE is the story of Martha, a recent escapee from a creepy upstate New York cult full of sister-wives and brother-husbands growing their own food and living in abject squalor. After fleeing the cult Martha runs to her estranged sister who is spending some time at a vacation home in Connecticut with her husband. As Martha tries to get her bearings and re-assimilate to normal living, her sister tries to repair the broken relationship between the two. This becomes difficult because Martha is damaged goods and continues to behave in the way she did as part of the free-loving hippie cult which freaks her sister and brother-in-law out.

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Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows – Good, Bad & Ugly Review

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: Guy Ritchie
Written By: Kieran & Michele Mulroney
Starring: Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law, Jared Harris, Noomi Rapace, Rachel McAdams
Studio: Warner Brothers

Synopsis: Master detective Sherlock Holmes and his faithful sidekick Dr. Watson return in an adventure that pits them against the greatest evil Holmes has ever faced in Prof. James Moriarity. Can Holmes outwit a villain who is every bit the genius he is?

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Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Snakes On A Plane

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 68% (Critics) / 55% (Audience)
Directed By: David R. Ellis
Written By: John Heffernan
Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Julianna Marguiles, Nathan Phillips, Bobby Cannavale
Studio: New Line Cinema

Synopsis: An FBI agent has to save the passengers on a flight from Los Angeles to Hawaii from the deadly snakes released on the plane as part of a plan to stop the witness under his protection from testifying against a mob boss.
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Trailer of the Day: ParaNorman

ParaNorman

You don’t become a hero by being normal.

A misunderstood boy who can speak with the dead, takes on ghosts, zombies and grown-ups to save his town from a centuries-old curse. – IMDB

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