Tag: Jodie Foster

Summer Movies 1997 Revisited: Weeks 9-11 (June 27-July 11, 1997)

Summer Movies 1997 Revisited: Weeks 9-11 (June 27-July 11, 1997)
This weekend sees the much anticipated release of the trilogy capper War of the Planet of the Apes. It’s the only big release this weekend, but The Big Sick is expanding and last week’s Spider-Man: Homecoming is still going strong. Go see ’em all! I’ve fallen a bit behind over the last few weeks so... Read more »

'Elysium' Review: Filmmakers Can Suffer the Sophomore Slump Too

'Elysium' Review: Filmmakers Can Suffer the Sophomore Slump Too
ELYSIUM Genre: Sci-Fi Action Rating: R Running Time: 109 mins. Premise: In the future, the wealthy live in an orbiting satellite paradise called Elysium, while everyone else lives on Earth.  When he’s exposed to radiation and only has 5 days left to live, Max (Matt Damon) embarks on a mission to break into Elysium to bring equality... Read more »

Quick Takes: Something Borrowed, The Beaver

SOMETHING BORROWED (*1/2) Just when you think Hollywood couldn’t produce another stupid romantic comedy, along comes Something Borrowed.  The big warning sign here is the involvement of Kate Hudson, who has, by now, squandered every ounce of goodwill she gained from Almost Famous back in ’00.  I don’t think she’s technically playing the same annoying... Read more »
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