“Ladder 49” Review

Ladder 49 – for intense thematic material, some violence and brief language. Director: Jay Russell Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, John Travolta Running Time: 1 hour, 55 minutes Theatrical Release Date: October 1, 2004 Official Site Plot Summary Trapped in a fire that looks likely to kill him, a fireman (Phoenix) takes the opportunity to look back … More “Ladder 49” Review

“The Village” Review

The Village – for scenes of violence and frightening situations. Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Adrien Brody, Sigourney Weaver, Bryce Dallas Howard Running Time: 1 hour, 56 minutes Theatrical Release Date: July 16, 2004 Official Site Plot Summary In M. Night Shyamalan’s The Village, the Academy Award-nominated filmmaker, who brought you The Sixth … More “The Village” Review

“Signs” Review

Signs – for some frightening moments. Director: M. Night Shyamalan Starring: Mel Gibson, Joaquin Phoenix Running Time: 1 hour, 45 minutes Plot Summary Graham Hess (Mel Gibson) is a former reverend who lives with his brother Merrill (Joaquin Phoenix) and two children Morgan and Bo on a farm in Bucks County, Pennsylvania. Following the accidental … More “Signs” Review