film reviews

Savages Movie Review

Look at Oliver Stone’s career from one side and you see a string of celebrated classics. Platoon. Wall Street. Born on the Fourth of July. The Doors. JFK. Natural Born Killers. Impressive. Look at his 21st century career, however, and it paints a di…

The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Review

Ten years and two months after Sam Raimi’s Spider-Man dominated theaters and advanced the comic book movie genre to a whole new level, the web slinger is back, restarting from scratch with a new origin story that is strangely reminiscent of the prev…

Magic Mike Movie Review

I just watched a Channing Tatum stripper movie. By myself. In a theater. And I sort of kind of I’ve got to admit liked it. Let me rephrase. I just watched a new Steven Soderbergh drama. And it was good.Read FilmJabber’s full Magic Mike movie review.

Wrath of the Titans Movie Review

Twenty minutes in, don’t know what’s happening. An hour in, don’t care. Movie’s over, some big giant god monster just blew up. That just about sums up Wrath of the Titans, the sequel no one was asking for to the 3D laughfest Clash of the Titans. Wra…

Wrath of the Titans Movie Review

Twenty minutes in, don’t know what’s happening. An hour in, don’t care. Movie’s over, some big giant god monster just blew up. That just about sums up Wrath of the Titans, the sequel no one was asking for to the 3D laughfest Clash of the Titans. Wra…

Wrath of the Titans Movie Review

Twenty minutes in, don’t know what’s happening. An hour in, don’t care. Movie’s over, some big giant god monster just blew up. That just about sums up Wrath of the Titans, the sequel no one was asking for to the 3D laughfest Clash of the Titans. Wra…

Brave Movie Review

Review by Nathan Samdahl (B+)

After a rare Pixar miss with Cars 2, arguably the last film from their arsenal that deserved a sequel, the animation giant returns to form with Brave.  From beginning to end, Brave is a charming, fun-filled thrill r…

Grassroots Movie Review

The high-stakes world of Seattle politics gets the big screen treatment with Grassroots. I’d be lying if I said it was a movie only a Seattleite could love, because Grassroots is a well-acted and entertaining drama – albeit one that fades in the hom…

Rock of Ages Movie Review

The popular hair band musical Rock of Ages hits the big screen with an all-star cast and over 20 classic rock songs, and while short on character development and quality performances, it’s an entertaining two-hour romp that’s easy to enjoy.Read FilmJ…

Your Sister’s Sister Movie Review

Your brother’s dead. Your brother’s girlfriend, who is also your best friend, tells you to go to her cabin for a weekend to get away from things. You sleep with her lesbian sister. You find out your best friend is in love with you. Best weekend or w…