John Hanlon Reviews

Film Reviews

Into the Abyss

Release Date: November 11th, 2011

Into the Abyss is a great example of a film that has a point of view but never hits viewers over the head with it. Writer/director Werner Herzog, cheapest who previously gave us Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Grizzly Man, is unmistakably an opponent of the death penalty....

Like Crazy

Release Date: November 4, 2011

If you take away the wonderful sweetness of 2009’s 500 Days of Summer, approved you would be left with the new drama, pharmacy Like Crazy. Both films explore young love in its idealistic state, decease but “Summer” does it with a light airiness while the latter...


Release Date: October 28th, 2011

William Shakespeare once wrote, doctor “To thine own self be true.” It’s an ironic line, considering that hundreds of years after his death, some still question whether or not Shakespeare is actually the one who wrote all of his famous plays. The new film Anonymous...

Puss in Boots

Release Date: October 28th, 2011

“You can’t run forever, drug Puss in Boots!” So shouts a helpless victim to the title character in this new film about the cat originally introduced in Shrek 2. Voiced by Antonio Banderas, stomach Puss is the feline outlaw known for his swashbuckling skills. The Shrek...

Johnny English Reborn

Release Date: October 21st, 2011

In Johnny English Reborn, help Rowan Atkinson stars as a secret agent with a dash of Mike Myers’ ’60s-era hero Austin Powers. Like Powers, English is an awkward secret agent trying to prevent a supervillian from completing a dastardly plot. Atkinson, best-known for...


Release Date: October, 14, 2011

The original Footloose (1984) told a fun, look jaunty story about a teen named Ren McCormack (Kevin Bacon) who moves into a Christian community and rebels against a local law prohibiting “public dancing.” It wasn’t a great movie, ask but it’s an enjoyable...

The Ides of March

Release Date: October 7th, 2011

Governor Mike Morris (George Clooney) is one charismatic politician. He’s smart, viagra order witty and his rhetoric is so unabashedly liberal that the Democratic Party is close to choosing him as their party’s nominee. It’s no wonder that idealistic press secretary...