The Adjustment Bureau (2011)
The man upstairs has a plan for a Senator played brilliantly by Matt Damon but a second accidental encounter with a dancer played with great charm by Emily Blunt requires a major intervention from the Adjustment Bureau. The city of New York is a third character in this film and it has never looked this good. This is a tongue biter in the intrigue department and the chemistry of Damon and Blunt is magical.
Terence Stamp is under used but perfect as the most influential of these Adjustment angels. This film is taut, thought provoking,exciting and best of all hopelessly romantic.
Bridesmaids (2011)- This years funniest movie. It actually had something to say as well.
Midnight in Paris (2011)- Woody Allen’s valentine to Paris, France is a delightful fantasy comedy that will brighten your day.
The Help (2011) – Funny and heartwarming at the same time as it peals at the scab of racism in the cultured south.
Limitless (2011) -A smart thriller about a smart pill that changes a slackers life.
A real exciting E ride of a movie.
Rango (2011)- Best animated film of the year. “Rango” is very funny and extremely entertaining.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)- The best damn ape movie since the classic original. Kudos to Andy Serkis.
Water for Elephants (2011)-An old fashion movie that is an homage to Circus Past. It captures the depression era and it tells an emotional story that grabbed me in.
Crazy, Stupid, Love. (2011)- A smart rom -com that made me laugh. A real charmer.
Fright Night (2011)-Colin Farrell is devilishly delightful as the vampire next door in this
comedic twist on these prowlers of the night.
The Tree of Life (2011)- Maybe the best movie of the year. The cinematography was magnificent and the film was quite spiritual and moving at the same time. The film felt ponderous and over reaching at times and those voiceovers are overdone and annoying
but I can’t get the damn movie out of my head.