A Serious Man (2009)

Starring Michael Stuhlbarg (hardly a real “star”  yet), Richard Kind (you know him) TMG Scale 8.0 “Receive with simplicity all that happens to you.”  You will understand. This movie had zero plot and so many Yiddish and Hebrew expressions I might have...

MOON (2009)

TMG Rating 7.0 Starring Sam Rockwell, Kevin Spacey Lots of friends  suggested Joy Lynn and I we see this one. It was a good film but you have to survive the first half. I almost turned off the DVD player and called Joy Lynn to see how it ended.  TMG’s advice to...

Hurt Locker (2009)

Starring: Jeremy Renner (and TMG does mean “starring.”) TMG Scale 7.5 In the dictionary you will find this film listed under “gripping.” I felt like I was there and tasted the grit of the desert sand.  The realism and apparent attention to detail (TMG never served in...

Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Starring Robert Downey Jr., Jude Law and Rachel McAdams TMG Scale: 7.5 This is a solid effort at Sherlock Holmes.  TMG was never a big Sherlock buff but this movie turned him on to this late 19th Century legend of London detective.  Think NCIS and a bit absent minded...

Taken (2009)

Starring:  Liam Neeson (and other great actors but TMG has never heard of them) TMG Scale 9.0 TMG loved this film. It was like watching a ball roll down a hill.  It started a bit slow but just gathered momentum as it went. Neeson was great. TMG wants to say no more...