6 Jul
John C. Reilly, and very little else, is worth watching

Read The Elf’s review of Terri, screened courtesy of the Los Angeles Film Festival (LAFF) Obese, outcast teenager with a crap home life finds redemption and a sense of self through a caring teacher. No, it’s not Precious. It’s Terri. This time the put-upon teen (Jacob Wysocki) is a pasty white male who wears pajamas […]

The film Hanna centers around a teenage assassin played by Saoirse Ronan (Atonement, The Lovely Bones), who has been trained in the killing arts by her father (Eric Bana), an an ex-CIA agent, in the wilds of Finland. Apparently her father sends her on a mission and the poop hits the proverbial fan… all set to […]

15 Mar
More light cycles and Jeff Bridges to keep the nerds at bay

I guess it’s a bit of an 80s film redux here at LIAS today. The just released trailer for Tron Legacy has promising elements, not the least of which is the great Jeff Bridges (Olivia Wild’s not to shabby, either). And of course the light cycles look amazing, but you never know until you see […]