“Y’ALL GOT COCAINE EYES”

Blow Pros: Lead performance by Johnny Depp and Ted Demme’s direction Cons: Penelope Cruz, the basic story somewhat familiar. (This review originally appeared in different form on Epinions.com) Consider this story: a young man comes from a modest background and aspires to make something of himself as most people do. His father tries to teach

DARKNESS COMING DOWN

Taxi Driver Pros: Scorsese’s direction, Schrader’s screenplay, the acting, the cinematography and atmosphere. Cons: Will get under your skin big time. (This review originally appeared in somewhat different form on Epinions.com) It’s a line. It’s one that you’ve doubtlessly heard many times. One that you’ve probably said many times. Sometime when you’re on the phone

14TH DEADLY SIN BY JAMES PATTERSON – STILL HOLDS MY INTEREST DESPITE ITS FLAWS

14th Deadly Sin by James Patterson Pros: decent stories, great character development Cons: main investigation was a bit convoluted #14 in the Women’s Murder Club series is called 14th Deadly Sin.  James Patterson and Maxine Paetro give us a few different stories as well as some developments is our characters’ lives. For those who don’t