Thursday, February 28, 2008

Be Kind Rewind

Dir: Michel Gondry

Cast: Jack Black, Mos Def, Danny Glover, Mia Farrow

He erased the tapes
so they make their own versions
try to save the shop

soulmining rating: ****


Dir: Gregory Hoblit

Cast: Diane Lane, Billy Burke, Colin Hanks, Joseph Cross

Posts victims online
more viewers mean quicker deaths
everyone logs on

soulmining rating: ***

Sunday, February 24, 2008

Blade Runner: The Final Cut

Dir: Ridley Scott

Cast: Harrison Ford, Rutger Hauer, Sean Young, Edward James Olmos

Ridley tinkers more
sci-fi classic looks awesome
not a replicant

soulmining rating: ****

U2 3D

Dir: Catherine Owens & Mark Pellington

Cast: Bono, The Edge, Adam Clayton, Larry Mullen Jr

Uno dos tres wow
you can almost touch the band
the future is now

soulmining rating: ***

Friday, February 22, 2008


Dir: Doug Liman

Cast: Hayden Christensen, Jamie Bell, Samuel L. Jackson, Rachel Bilson

Can jump anywhere
Sam's white hair does not bode well
jump away from film

soulmining rating: *

Monday, February 18, 2008

There Will Be Blood

Dir: Paul Thomas Anderson

Cast: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Kevin J. O'Connor, Ciaran Hinds

Greedy man blusters
drills for oil in faith-led town
there will be boredom

soulmining rating: **

Sunday, February 17, 2008


Dir: William Friedkin

Cast: Ashley Judd, Michael Shannon, Lynn Collins, Harry Connick Jr

Stuck in motel room
think it's infested with bugs
paranoia reigns

soulmining rating: ****


Dir: Tomm Coker & David Elliott

Cast: Shannyn Sossamon, Alecia Moore, Emil Hostina, Sandi Dragoi

Party with the skulls
she gets chased along tunnels
yes it is a map

soulmining rating: **

Friday, February 15, 2008

National Treasure: Book Of Secrets

Dir: Jon Turteltaub

Cast: Nicolas Cage, Justin Bartha, Diane Kruger, Jon Voigt

Find President's book
find map to hidden treasure
find implausible

soulmining rating: **

Thursday, February 07, 2008

Before The Devil Knows You're Dead

Dir: Sidney Lumet

Cast: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Albert Finney, Marisa Tomei

Two cash-strapped brothers
think it's good to rob parents
but it all goes wrong

soulmining rating: ***

Tuesday, February 05, 2008


Dir: Matt Reeves

Cast: Lizzy Caplan, Jessica Lucas, Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel

Having a party
gatecrashed by hungry monster
just keep filming it

soulmining rating: ****