Breaking In (**1/2) is maturing in front of the camera…and behind it

#breakingin is the kind of film you watch to see how cool the house is, and how cool Union can stay even if the script is bad.

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Lights Out (**1/2) but no dance

There are a few scary moments in Lights Out (hint: they don't include Bello), but overall, the film is like a first date movie. The kind you take a girl to when you aren't sure where she is with the concept of a scary movie, but you wouldn't mind having her jump into your arms at least once. That might happen, but no more than that.

Red Riding Hood has a woman’s touch, but it ain’t enough

Red Riding Hood - 2011 Directed by Catherine Hardwicke Starring Amanda Seyfried, Gary Oldman, Julie Christie, Virginia Madsen, Billy Burke, Shiloh Fernandez, Max Irons, Lukas Haas Written by David Johnson based on the Brothers Grimm tale Catherine Hardwicke must have high standards.  She declined to direct Twilight: New Moon, which then made about a gazillion dollars. … Continue reading Red Riding Hood has a woman’s touch, but it ain’t enough