Movie Reviews

Film Review: “The Bucket List”

Posted on · (Opened in Houston Jan. 11. Warner Bros. 1 hour, 37 minutes. Rated PG-13 for language, including a sexual reference. Directed by Rob Reiner.) Jack Nicholson, Morgan Freeman, Rob Morrow, Sean Hayes, Beverly Todd. Music by Marc Shaiman.

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Film Review: “Charlie Wilson’s War”

Posted on · (Opened in Houston Dec. 21. Universal. 97 minutes. Rated R for strong language, nudity/sexual content and drug use. Directed by Mike Nichols.) Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams, Emily Blunt, Ned Beatty, John Slattery, Denis O'Hare. Music by James Newton Howard.

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Film Review: “The Great Debaters”

Posted on · (Opened in Houston Dec. 25. Harpo Films/Weinstein Co. 123 minutes. Rated PG-13 for violence, disturbing images, language, brief sexuality. Directed by Denzel Washington.) Denzel Washington, Nate Parker, Jurnee Smollett, Denzel Whitaker, Jermaine Williams, Forest Whitaker, John Heard, Kimberly Elise. Music by James Newton Howard and Peter Golub.

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Film Review: “The Golden Compass”

Posted on · (New Line Cinema. Opened in Houston Dec. 7. Rated PG-13. 1 hour, 58 minutes. Written and directed by Chris Weitz.) Nicole Kidman, Dakota Blue Richards, Eva Green, Daniel Craig, Derek Jacobi, Charlie Rowe, Ben Walker, Sam Elliott, Tom Courtenay; voices of Ian McShane, Ian McKellen, Freddie Highmore, Kathy Bates, Kristin Scott Thomas. Music by Alexandre Desplat.

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Film Review: “I’m Not There”

Posted on · (The Weinstein Company. Opened in Houston Nov. 21. Rated R. 135 minutes. Directed by Todd Haynes.) Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Marcus Carl Franklin, Richard Gere, Heath Ledger, Ben Whishaw, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Bruce Greenwood, Julianne Moore, Michelle Williams. Music by Bob Dylan.

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Film Review: “Enchanted”

Posted on · (Disney. Opened in Houston Nov. 21. Rated PG. 1 hour, 48 minutes. Directed by Kevin Lima.) Amy Adams, James Marsden, Idina Menzel, Patrick Dempsey, Susan Sarandon, Timothy Spall. Music and lyrics by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz.