Category Archives: Movie Reviews

The Terminal (2004) Movie Review

The Terminal (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaJanuary 11, 2020

Victor Navorski (Tom Hanks) has just landed in New York after flying from his home country of Krakozhia in Eastern Europe. He doesn’t realize that, while in the air, a ...

The Missing (2003) Movie Review

The Missing (2003) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaJanuary 11, 2020

Maggie Gilkeson (Cate Blanchett) is a struggling cattle rancher in New Mexico in the 1880s. She lives with her two daughters Lilly (Evan Rachel Wood) and Dot (Jenna Boyd). ...

The Last Samurai (2003) Movie Review

The Last Samurai (2003) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaJanuary 11, 2020

Captain Nathan Algren (Tom Cruise), a veteran of the battles against the native Indians in American, is bitter and disillusioned. He’s a lost soul, haunted by ...

Spider-Man 2 (2004) Movie Review

Spider-Man 2 (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaJanuary 11, 2020

Spidey is back keeping the good citizens of New York safe. But Peter Parker (Tobey Maguire) who is Spider-man has a bit of a dilemma. He wants to continue to do good deeds and ...

Shrek 2 (2004) Movie Review

Shrek 2 (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaJanuary 11, 2020

Shrek, the friendly green ogre, is going to the Kingdom of Far Far Away to meet the parents of Fiona, his new wife. If meeting the in-laws for the first time isn’t bad ...

The Notebook (2004) Movie Review

The Notebook (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

The Notebook is based on a book of the same name by Nicholas Sparks. All things considered it is a good depiction of the book and is pretty much faithful to it. The film tells ...

The Bourne Supremacy (2004) Movie Review

The Bourne Supremacy (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

Jason Bourne (Matt Damon) is now living in India with his girlfriend (Franka Potente). Suffering from amnesia, he still cannot fully remember his past but knows that he was ...

Starsky & Hutch (2004) Movie Review

Starsky & Hutch (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

David Starsky (Ben Stiller) is a conscientious detective working in Bay City, California. He takes his work very seriously and has a lot to live up to. His late mother was the ...

School of Rock (2003) Movie Review

School of Rock (2003) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

Dewey Finn (Jack Black) is having a rough time. He is fired from his own rock band and his best friend Ned Schneedbly (Mike White) is throwing him out of his apartment for not ...

Mona Lisa Smile (2003) Movie Review

Mona Lisa Smile (2003) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

Katherine Watson (Julia Roberts) is a progressive art history teacher who has just taken up her new post at Wellesley College in New England in 1953. At the all-girl college ...

King Arthur (2004) Movie Review

King Arthur (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

This movie puts a new slant on the legendary tale of King Arthur and the knights of the round table. Arthur (Clive Owen) is a Roman commander based in southern Britain. He ...

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) Movie Review

Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

The Bride, Beatrix Kiddo (Uma Thurman), who was almost killed by her boss, Bill (David Carradine) is still on her “roaring rampage of revenge”. At her wedding ...

I, Robot (2004) Movie Review

I, Robot (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

It’s 2035 and robots have advanced to the stage where they are commonplace. They do the menial tasks that humans don’t want to do. They clean, bake, collect ...

Gothika (2003) Movie Review

Gothika (2003) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

Dr. Miranda Grey (Halle Berry) is a psychologist at the Woodward Penitentiary for Women where her husband is the Chief Administrator. Everyday she encounters dangerous women ...

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004) Movie Review

DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story (2004) Movie Review

Catherine BelyakovaDecember 24, 2019

Obnoxious White Goodman (Ben Stiller) runs the popular, ultra-modern, Globo Gym. He wants to expand his empire by taking over the struggling gym across the road, aptly named ...