Movie Reviews


Prisoners Review: Jake Gyllenhaal and Hugh Jackman Face Moral Dilemmas

Prisoners Movie Review If your child was abducted, what would you be willing to do to get them back?  How far would you go?  That’s the question that we are faced with in ‘Prisoners,’ directed …

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the spectacular now

The Spectacular Now Review: Breakout Roles For Young Stars

The Spectacular Now Movie Review In high school, a lot of people think they have everything figured out. Everyone wants to live for the moment. Just be young and in love. Party it up with …

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see girl run

See Girl Run Review: A Romantic Comedy That Breaks The Mold

See Girl Run Movie Review Certain movies stray from the standard formula, and I respect that.  In ‘See Girl Run,’ a romantic drama/comedy, director Nate Meyer has attempted to do just that.  You think you …

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the wolverine

The Wolverine Review: An Improvement On Origins?

The Wolverine Movie Review Well, Wolverine has always been one of my favorite Marvel characters and certainly my favorite of the X-Men.  So it was to my huge disappointment that ‘X-Men Origins’ was pretty awful. …

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2 guns

Wayner’s ‘2 Guns’ Movie Review

2 Guns Movie Review If only I had 2 guns when I was watching this movie. I might have put both up to each of my temples and simultaneously pulled the triggers. It’s such a …

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dead man's burden

Dead Man’s Burden Review: An Indie Western & Cinematic Spectacle

Dead Man’s Burden Movie Review As you know, we love a good indie movie here at Movie Melt.  For me personally, I also love a good western, and I don’t think you see too many …

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only god forgives movie review

Only God Forgives Review: Can Gosling Improve On Drive?

Only God Forgives Movie Review In 2011, ‘Drive’ was one of my contenders for the best movie of the year.  It was a super stylish, cool, violent and atmospheric ride that was flawless in my …

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World War Z

Movie Melt’s ‘World War Z’ Review: Is It Worth The Massive Budget?

‘World War Z’ Movie Review Based on a book by the same name, ‘World War Z’ is a zombie drama/thriller starring Brad Pitt and directed by Marc Forster, known for his work on Monster’s Ball …

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upstream color

‘Upstream Color’ Review

‘Upstream Color’ Movie Review Actor/Director Shane Carruth made a name for himself back in 2004 when he released his Indie time-travel film ‘Primer.’  The movie was a low budget cult masterpiece, and is often considered …

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before midnight

‘Before Midnight’ Review: Hawke And Delpy Cap Off Their Masterpiece Trilogy

‘Before Midnight’ Movie Review Way back in 1995 Director Richard Linklater introduced us to two young people named Jesse and Celine, in ‘Before Sunrise.’ We followed their single night together, and watched the pair fall …

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