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Review – Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Director: Lasse Hallström Writers: Simon Beaufoy (screenplay), Paul Torday (novel) Stars: Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt and Amr Waked MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen, as the name suggests, is the story of a man with the impossible dream

Review – John Carter

John Carter Release Date: March 9, 2012 Director: Andrew Stanton Writers: Andrew Stanton & Mark Andrews and Michael Chabon (screenplay), Edgar Rice Burroughs (story A Princess of Mars) Stars: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Disney seem very unsure of how

Review – Wanderlust

Wanderlust Release Date: February 24, 2012 Director: David Wain Writers: David Wain and Ken Marino Stars: Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston and Malin Akerman MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Your enjoyment of Wanderlust will probably hinge on how much you like Paul Rudd and Jennifer Aniston. The film

Review – Act of Valor

Act of Valor Release Date: February 24, 2012 Directors: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh Writer: Kurt Johnstad Stars: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez and Nestor Serrano MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Thanks to the use of real active duty US Navy SEALS in the lead roles, the makers of

Review – Safe House

Safe House Release Date: February 10, 2012 Director: Daniel Espinosa Writer: David Guggenheim Stars: Denzel Washington, Ryan Reynolds and Vera Farmiga MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Safe House is being advertised as a psychological thriller where Denzel Washington’s Tobin Frost gets in the head of green CIA

Review – Big Miracle

Big Miracle Release Date: February 3, 2012 Director: Ken Kwapis Writers: Jack Amiel & Michael Begler (screenplay), Thomas Rose (book Freeing the Whales) Stars: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski and John Pingayak MPAA Rating: PG HoboTrashcan’s Rating: On the surface, Big Miracle appears to simply be a feel

Review – Man on a Ledge

Man on a Ledge Release Date: January 27, 2012 Director: Asger Leth Writer: Pablo F. Fenjves Stars: Sam Worthington, Elizabeth Banks and Jamie Bell MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Man on a Ledge is by no means a good movie. It is, however, a fairly entertaining one.

Review – Real Steel (Blu-ray)

Real Steel Release Date: January 24, 2012 Director: Shawn Levy Writers: John Gatins (screenplay), Dan Gilroy and Jeremy Leven (story) Stars: Hugh Jackman, Evangeline Lilly and Dakota Goyo MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: If you’ve ever wanted to see a robot square off against a bull at

Review – Red Tails

Red Tails Release Date: January 20, 2012 Director: Anthony Hemingway Writers: John Ridley (story/screenplay) and Aaron McGruder (screenplay) Stars: Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Gerald McRaney and David Oyelowo MPAA Rating: PG-13 HoboTrashcan’s Rating: Promoting Red Tails, George Lucas told the New York Times that he wanted

Review – Contraband

Contraband Release Date: January 13, 2012 Director: Baltasar Kormákur Writers:Aaron Guzikowski (screenplay), Arnaldur Indriðason (film Reykjavik-Rotterdam) and Óskar Jónasson (film Reykjavik-Rotterdam) Stars: Mark Wahlberg, Giovanni Ribisi and Kate Beckinsale MPAA Rating: R HoboTrashcan’s Rating: January is the bleakest month for movies. The studios tend to launch their