Muppets From Space

Muppets_from_space_poster“But this is a Muppet movie. It’s much more realistic and romantic, okay?”

The Scoop: 1999 G, directed by Tim Hill and starring Kermit, Gonzo, Miss Piggy, and Sock Puppets

Tagline: Space – It’s not as deep as you think.

Summary Capsule” You see, I was contacted through my breakfast cereal and later it was confirmed to me by the cosmic fish that I am definitely from outer space.

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The Incredibly True Adventures Of Two Girls In Love

two-girls-poster“Hey, Evie, you wanna meet my weird family and eat organic pasta at my house?”

The Scoop: 1995 R, directed by Maria Maggenti and starring Laurel Holloman, Nicole Ari Parker, and Maggie Moore

Tagline: There’s a first time for everything.

Summary Capsule: Two female best friends–one lesbian, one straight–fall for each other in teenage passion.

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Lost In Translation

translation-poster“The more you know who you are, and what you want, the less you let things upset you.”

The Scoop: 2003 R, directed by Sofia Coppola and starring Scarlett Johansson, Bill Murray, and Akiko Takeshita

Tagline: Everyone wants to be found.

Summary Capsule: An older actor and a young newlywed wander around Tokyo together, depressed and despairing. And the Golden Globes calls it the best comedy or musical of the year.

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Kill Bill vol. 1

Kill_Bill_Vol_1_poster“For those of you lucky enough to leave with your lives, go! But leave your limbs! They belong to me!”

The Scoop: 2003 R, directed by Quentin Tarantino and starring Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu, Vivica A. Fox, and Darryl Hannah

Tagline: In the year 2003, Uma Thurman will kill Bill

Summary Capsule: Murdered bride miraculously recuperates just in time to open up a can of seriously vengeful, worldwide whoop ass.

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Miracle [retro review]

“When you pull on that jersey, the name on the front is a hell of a lot more important than the one on the back.”

The Scoop: 2004 PG, directed Gavin O’Connor and starring Kurt Russell, Patricia Clarkson, Noah Emmerich, and Sean McCann

Tagline: If you believe in yourself, anything can happen.

Summary Capsule: Disney-drenched version of one of the greatest moments in American sports history.

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