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Mel Valentin

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The Bourne Mutiny
By Mel Valentin (Feb 11, 2010)
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. Directed by Paul Greengrass and starring Matt Damon, [b]Green Zone[/b] hopes to break the “Iraq War curse” at the box office. More »
Essential Viewing
By Mel Valentin (Jan 26, 2010)
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. The Red Riding Trilogy is three interrelated films, each set in a different year in West Yorkshire, England. More »
Contrived and Ridiculous
By Mel Valentin (Jan 26, 2010)
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars. The Ghost Writer is a major misfire by a director who, before his recent legal troubles, had resurrected both his reputation and his career. More »
Close Quarters
By Mel Valentin (Jan 05, 2010)
Rating: 3 out of 5 stars. [b]44 Inch Chest[/b], a gangster drama written by Louis Mellis and David Scinto and directed by Malcolm Venville, could be easily retitled Five Men and an Armoire. More »
Wax Off
By Mel Valentin (Jan 05, 2010)
Rating: 1.5 out of 5 stars. [b]From Paris With Love[/b] is a buddy-action film starring a sadly bloated, bearded, bald John Travolta as a U.S. government assassin hunting terrorists in France. More »
Troubled Waters
By Mel Valentin (Dec 29, 2010)
Rating: 4 out of 5 stars. Andrea Arnold’s second, feature-length film, [b]Fish Tank[/b], centers on Mia Williams, a troubled 15 year old who lives outside London with her alcoholic single mother. More »
Under the Gun
By Mel Valentin (Dec 28, 2010)
Gibson is noticeably older, grayer, and more grizzled that we last saw him, but he hasn’t lost his talent for intense introspection and bone-crushing action heroics. More »
On Life Support
By Mel Valentin (Dec 22, 2010)
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars. In [b]Extraordinary Measures[/b], a docudrama “inspired by true events," Harrison Ford takes a supporting turn as a brilliant, curmudgeonly scientist opposite Brendan Fraser. More »
Like a Trip to the Dentist
By Mel Valentin (Dec 22, 2010)
Rating: 2 out of 5 stars. Despite five credited screenwriters, [b]Tooth Fairy[/b] falls short on laughs and action, ultimately delivering another underwhelming moviegoing experience that underutilizes Johnson’s range and physical talents. More »
A Bad Break
By Mel Valentin (Dec 15, 2010)
Rating: 2.5 out of 5 stars. [b]The Lovely Bones[/b] follows 14-year-old Susie Salmon, the events leading to her murder, and the emotional consequences of her death on her family. More »
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