The Runaways

Writer-Director: Floria Sigismondi Starring: Kristen Stewart, Dakota Fanning, Michael Shannon Review: 4 stars (of five) The Runaways has a certain garage-band, DIY feel to it, and watching it is like wandering into a small club on an off night and discovering a goddamned fantastic band, before...

Diary of a Wimpy Kid

Director: Thor Freudenthal Starring: Zachary Gordon, Robert Capron, Chloe Grace Moritz, Rachael Harris, Steve Zahn Review: 2.5 stars (of five) Diary of a Wimpy Kid has a great cast but a weak script that’s quick to pander with the bodily-function jokes, and slow—or rather, unable—to...

Green Zone

Director: Paul Greengrass Starring: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Khalid Abdalla, Amy Ryan Review: 3 stars (of five) Green Zone‘s problem is that it wants to give you a realistic history lesson on the Iraq war while at the same time taking you on a fantastic thrill ride in increasing...