Archive for the 'Movies' Category

Yo-ho-ho, and a bottle of rum!

by Michael on Sunday, July 13th, 2003

Pirates of the Carribean [4/5] Yesterday Jennifer and I went to see Pirates of the Caribbean, the new summer blockbuster from Disney that stars Johnny Depp and Orlando Bloom. I had been looking forward to this film for a few months, ever since first seeing an ad for it, but I was worried that when […]

Equilibrium again

by Michael on Monday, June 16th, 2003

Equilibrium [4/5] This was a movie that I had been looking forward to seeing for a while, ever since I first read a glowing review of it in November. Though the movie was apparently intended for wide release at some point, the studio, for its own mysterious reasons, changed its mind. Instead, Equilibrium ended up […]


by Jennifer on Sunday, June 15th, 2003

Equilibrium [3.5/5] Written and Directed by Kurt Wimmer Cast John Preston (Christian Bale) Brandt (Taye Diggs) Mary O’Brien (Emily Watson) Dupont (Angus MacFadyen) Partridge (Sean Bean) Elements of this film draw on classic traditions of science fiction shown in stories such as Brave New World, Fahrenheit 451, Logan’s Run, and other dystopian visions of the […]