San Diego Entertainer

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Rating Title/Year Author
Iron Man 2 (2010) Nathalia Aryani Iron Man 2 doesn't take itself seriously; it's a nonstop joyride starring a wisecracked eccentric atypical superhero, and it deftly delivers. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time (2010) Nathalia Aryani The chemistry between Gyllenhaal and Arteton is incredible that the romantic bantering is believable. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Red (2010) Nathalia Aryani Red is the summer blockbuster that we never had... it's over-the-top, comically combustible ride that we don't ever want to stop. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Letters to Juliet (2010) Nathalia Aryani This is one of those stories that, while predictable, is a journey worth traveling. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The A-Team (2010) Nathalia Aryani No brain power required - enjoy the ride! EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Eat Pray Love (2010) Nathalia Aryani Eat Pray Love is more of a romanticized travelogue, rather than a truly transformative one. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The American (2010) Nathalia Aryani Whilst the ending exposes the purpose of his last job and hits the intended target with a bulls eye accuracy, I'm afraid that it's a little too late to care when everything comes to a disastrous end. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010) Nathalia Aryani Wall Street may not rock the charts, but it's pretty much right on the money as far as entertainment value goes. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Hereafter (2010) Nathalia Aryani Hereafter is steadily slow, but never loses my attention. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Love & Other Drugs (2010) Nathalia Aryani Its attempts to equally appeal to both male and female audiences come across as fragmented. Nevertheless, Hathaway deserves kudos for her sensitive portrayal amidst all the excessively gratuitous shots and crudeness. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Faster (2010) Nathalia Aryani Faster is a Dwayne Johnson movie; kill first and talk later. It's nothing more, nothing less and that's what I expected. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Black Swan (2010) Nathalia Aryani Combined with distorted cuts of scenes and jarring score, psychosexual thriller Black Swan is on par with or intensely scarier than some horror movies. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Source Code (2011) Nathalia Aryani Source Code is a streamlined, suspenseful sci-fi thriller served with heart. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Company Men (2010) Nathalia Aryani Like its sleeker counterpart, Up in the Air, The Company Men was born during the worst recession since the Great Depression. It's the sign of the times and carries much relevancy. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Mechanic (2011) Nathalia Aryani If you've seen and enjoyed a Statham movie, you know what to expect. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Unknown (2011) Nathalia Aryani Preposterous? Sure. But within the larger movie universe, I can accept the purported reality. It's just too entertaining not to. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Adjustment Bureau (2011) Nathalia Aryani The Adjustment Bureau is primarily a romantic story and sci-fi thriller secondary, but I enjoyed it equally. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Lincoln Lawyer (2011) Nathalia Aryani Adapted from Michael Connelly's writing, The Lincoln Lawyer is a legal puzzle with multiple plot twists that will keep unraveling till the end. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Limitless (2011) Nathalia Aryani With arresting premise, visual and action, it's more than a thrill in a pill. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Super 8 (2011) Nathalia Aryani The kids are the true stars here. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Green Lantern (2011) Nathalia Aryani While he's not a compelling enough character or superhero to care about, as Green Lantern, [Ryan Reynolds is] believable in his solemnity, yet his comedic charm helps when dealing with the absurdity that comes with the premise. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Hanna (2011) Nathalia Aryani Hanna is a pulse-pounding, lethal fairy-tale actioner. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Descendants (2011) Nathalia Aryani This is not a story with monumental events or milestones. But it's genuinely absorbing. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Immortals (2011) Nathalia Aryani With lackluster storytelling and character development, Immortals is truly a visual victory, but nothing more. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
In Time (2011) Nathalia Aryani In Time is stylistically entertaining, but the story could have been a lot more developed. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Debt (2010) Nathalia Aryani The Debt is stellarly set, shot, and acted. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
One Day (2011) Nathalia Aryani Based on a novel written by David Nicholls, the story does not translate well onto the screen. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Another Earth (2011) Nathalia Aryani [The ending] a letdown initially, but it grows on me. Still, my curiosity nature would have liked to learn more about Earth 2. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Raid: Redemption (2011) Nathalia Aryani If you're an action movie or martial arts fan, The Raid is a must-see. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
Perfect Sense (2011) Nathalia Aryani Compared to the latest crop of movies this year, this limited-release indie is startlingly profound. EDIT
Posted Jan 28, 2019
The Ides of March (2011) Nathalia Aryani The story is a brilliant human chess game. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) Nathalia Aryani Journey 2 is simply magical. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Safe House (2012) Nathalia Aryani While blood spills messily, the conspiracy is unwrapped neatly and nothing is left to chance. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Haywire (2011) Nathalia Aryani Carano looks natural for a first-timer and this is the ideal vehicle for her. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
The Iron Lady (2011) Nathalia Aryani Streep, a prominent presence throughout, truly carries the film. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
My Week With Marilyn (2011) Nathalia Aryani Combined with stirring music and luminous cinematography, My Week with Marilyn is a marvelous picture. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Cloud Atlas (2012) Nathalia Aryani This daring, mind-bending soul journey is a spell-binding extravaganza. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Arbitrage (2012) Nathalia Aryani Studios rarely makes this type of film anymore; it's a solid thriller. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Premium Rush (2012) Nathalia Aryani The story is skimpy... but delivers. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
The Bourne Legacy (2012) Nathalia Aryani While it may not be satisfactory, both protagonists seem to be in a good place - at least for now. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Total Recall (2012) Nathalia Aryani It's a non-stop action fest to the finish. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Side Effects (2013) Nathalia Aryani Expect the unexpected and you'll enjoy this chilling ride. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Snow White and the Huntsman (2012) Nathalia Aryani The superb cinematography and art direction deserve praise, but they could shorten the middle part of the story. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
The Impossible (2012) Nathalia Aryani The wrath of nature is re-created so masterfully by filmmaker Juan Antonio Bayona that it feels like a documentary. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Les Misérables (2012) Nathalia Aryani A spectacular musical adaptation, Les Miserables is a mind-boggling production. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Jack Reacher (2012) Nathalia Aryani Jack Reacher is a solid, whodunit mystery that will keep you entertained. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Lincoln (2012) Nathalia Aryani Lincoln is a revealing window of the backroom political deals that go into the process of the abolition of slavery and uniting of the nation, as well as Lincoln's own personal relationships with his family. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Red 2 (2013) Nathalia Aryani It could have been much better, but it's passable entertainment. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
White House Down (2013) Nathalia Aryani Packed with explosive action and entertaining buddy rapport, White House Down is a popcorn actioner with a dash of patriotism. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019
Despicable Me 2 (2013) Nathalia Aryani If you loved Despicable Me, you'll love this lovable sequel. EDIT
Posted Jan 25, 2019