Movies Friday January 2009
Friday, 9 January 2009
This week Michael Doherty will be reviewing:
Also Michael Doherty interviews Daniel Craig about the film Defiance
Director: Edward Zwick
Starring: Daniel Craig, Jamie Bell, Liev Schreiber
Running Time: 137 min
Courtesy: Momentum Pictures
Powerful true-life drama with Craig in top form as the leader of a group of Jewish partisans who took on the Nazis during WWII.
Director: Gary Winick
Starring: Kate Hudson, Anne Hathaway
Running Time: 92 min
Lame girlie movie in which two best pals clash after scheduling their weddings for the same day
Directors: Danny Boyle, Loveleen Tandan
Starring: Dev Patel, Anil Kapoor
Running Time: 120 min
Powerful drama about a young Indian boy who wins millions on a game show but is accused of cheating: hard-hitting but life-affirming at the same time.
Director: David Wain
Starring: Elizabeth Banks, Seann William Scott, Paul Rudd
Running Time: 99 mins
Latest offering for the gross-out-humour, Superbad audience as two ne'er-do-well sales reps find themselves mentoring young people and forced to become good role models. Uneven.