MR. BROOKS

Poffy The Cucumber

Serial-licious. Serial killer. Not a sympathetic role, but in MR. BROOKS, Kevin Costner dives into the psychotic title character with a violinist’s verve. His killings are orgasmic; his planning, meticulous; his wife and daughter, oblivious. His alter ego, so well-defined it’s William Hurt. And that’s why we love him so. Writers Bruce A. Evans (also director) and Raynold Gideon make … Read More

DAN IN REAL LIFE

Poffy The Cucumber

Dan in Reel Life. Dan (Steve Carell) falls for a chick who, unbeknownst to him, is his brother’s girlfriend. Chick Flick heaven. DAN IN REAL LIFE opens with advice columnist Dan, single father of three girls, raising them like the movie dad he is, traveling to a family gathering. We know the movie’s premise going in, so it’s a waiting … Read More