Gina Carano in Haywire

Review: ‘Haywire’ starring Gina Carano

Former mixed martial arts star Gina Carano is Mallory Kane, a freelance hired gun who works for governments to deal with tough situations, like hostage situations where normal covert tactics are not possible. As we first see her, waiting for someone at a small diner in the middle of nowhere, Mallory ends up getting the crap beaten out of her as an ex-coworker shows up to drag her back to her boss.
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DVD Tuesday: ‘Blind Side’ and ‘Brothers’

This week on DVD and Blu-ray: a review of Sandra Bullock's Oscar-winning performance in The Blind Side; Tobey Maguire and Jake Gyllenhaal star in the drama, Brothers; George Clooney plays a psychically gifted solider in the offbeat farce, Men Who Stare At Goats; plus a look at the much-praised animated film, Fantastic Mr. Fox.
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Film Friday: ‘Angels & Demons’

The theatres are quiet this weekend, aside from the release of one big film that has every other studio steering clear. That film is of course Warner Bros' long-awaited adaptation of the Dan Brown novel, Angels & Demons, starring Tom Hanks once more as professor Robert Langdon.
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Review: Woody Allen’s ‘Cassandra’s Dream’

Woody Allen has been changing up his niche/trademark film style lately. Match Point and Vicky Christina Barcelona were departures his classics like Scenes From A Mall, Manhattan, and Annie Hall. Less quirky relationship-driven narratives and more about life-or-death situations that change your destiny forever.