Here’s my review of “Your Highness” from KTKA-49. It’s difficult to explain the level of disappointment I felt after watching “Your Highness,” a lazy medieval comedy starring Danny McBride, James Franco and Natalie Portman. In an interview from last year, director David Gordon Green said: “I haven’t pulled the script out in more than four […]


Where Black Swan is concerned, paradoxes abound. Darren Aronofsky‘s Oscar-nominated film was released on DVD and Blu-ray this week. This review is of the Blu-ray. The film tells the story of a young girl (Natalie Portman) attempting to validate the expectations and pressures on her to achieve perfection as the lead in the ballet Swan […]


Here’s my review of “No Strings Attached” from KTKA-49. The state of the romantic comedy these days in Hollywood is not good. Multiplexes are commonly filled with lowest-common denominator, high-concept romcoms with attractive actors who are going through the tired motions of the most banal and predictable plots around. That’s why it was such a […]


We had a contest to win passes to “No Strings Attached” and I asked our readers to tell us who their “no strings attached” hookup would be and why. Thanks to everybody who entered and the winners have all been emailed! Our winner (who gets the prize pack too) shall go unnamed, for obvious reasons. […]


Here’s my video review of the “Black Swan” from KTKA-49. Ballet is an incredibly demanding art form, both physically and mentally. In Darren Aronofsky’s “Black Swan,” Natalie Portman plays a tortured New York dancer who starts to come apart at the seams once she gets the lead role in Tchaikovsky’s “Swan Lake.” Like he did […]

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