THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT Review 6

THE FIVE-YEAR ENGAGEMENT Review

Release Date:  April 27, 2012
Director:  Nicholas Stoller
MPAA Rating:  R
Film Pulse Score: 6/10

There are risks when romantic comedy is injected with “truth.”  Too little, and it feels like a desperate attempt to

HEADHUNTERS Review 7.5

HEADHUNTERS Review

Release Date:  April 27, 2012
MPAA Rating:  R
Director:  Morten Tyldum
FilmPulse Score: 7.5/10

Headhunters is the first in what I suspect will be a slew of Jo Nesbø film adaptations in the coming years and

PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS Review 6

PIRATES! BAND OF MISFITS Review

Release Date: April 27, 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
Directors: Peter Lord, Jeff Newitt
Film Pulse Score: 6/10

Pirates! Band of Misfits is the latest offering from the wonderfully talented team of animators who brought us the Wallace &

THE SAMARITAN Review 7.5

THE SAMARITAN Review

Release Date:  May 18, 2012 (limited)
Currently Showing: IFC on Demand
Director:  David Weaver
MPAA Rating:  R
Film Pulse Score:  7.5/10

David Weaver has said that brilliant films like Neil Jordan’s Mona Lisa and The Crying Game

BAD ASS Review 0.5

BAD ASS Review

Release Date:  April 13, 2012 (Limited)
Available On Demand
Director:  Craig Moss
MPAA Rating:  R
Film Pulse Score:  .5/10

When a trailer for Bad Ass hit the web last year, many questioned whether or not it was

MONSIEUR LAZHAR Review 7.5

MONSIEUR LAZHAR Review

Release Date:  April 13th, 2012 (Limited)
MPAA Rating:  PG-13
Director:  Philippe Falardeau
FilmPulse Score:  7.5/10

Monsieur Lazhar is another in a long line of inspirational teacher films set to show viewers that teachers are an unending source

THE RAID: REDEMPTION Review 8.5

THE RAID: REDEMPTION Review

Release Date: April 13, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Gareth Evans
Film Pulse Score: 8.5/10

Martial arts action movies have been wowing moviegoers since the ’70s when a man named Bruce Lee dazzled us onscreen

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS Spoiler Free Review 8

THE CABIN IN THE WOODS Spoiler Free Review

Release Date: April 13, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Drew Goddard
Film Pulse Score: 8/10

Please note that this review is spoiler free.  We do not discuss any plot details in this review.

It’s very difficult to write

GOD BLESS AMERICA Review 7.5

GOD BLESS AMERICA Review

Release Date: April 6, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Bobcat Goldthwait
Film Pulse Score: 7.5/10

Bobcat Goldthwait’s God Bless America is a badass-satirical-call-to-action-wake-up-call to all of society.  It screams for us, as a collective, to wake up and

ATM Review 5

ATM Review

Release Date: April 6, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: David Brooks
Film Pulse Score: 5/10

ATM, David Brooks’ first feature, has everything that a first feature should have.  One moderately big name actor, a

MEETING EVIL Review 3

MEETING EVIL Review

Release Date: May 12, 2012
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Chris Fisher
Film Pulse Score: 3/10

There were times during Chris Fisher’s Meeting Evil when I wasn’t quite sure what kind of movie I was watching.

MIRROR MIRROR Review 2

MIRROR MIRROR Review

Release Date: March 30, 2012
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Tarsem Singh
Film Pulse Score: 2/10

Sometimes there are movies that shock you into different worlds and take you on a journey to a never before

THE MOTH DIARIES Review 2

THE MOTH DIARIES Review

 Release Date: April 20, 2012 (Limited)
Currently Showing on IFC on Demand & Sundance Now
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Mary Harron
Film Pulse Score: 2/10

Every film-lover has had that moment when he or she sees a