David Vaughn

David Vaughn  |  Jul 25, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/21.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Ben Campbell (Jim Sturgess), a senior at MIT, aspires to attend Harvard Medical School but lacks the means to pay the tuition due to his working-class background. He pins his hopes on winning a rare full-ride scholarship but lacks a "moving" story to separate him from the other applicants. Ben's lucky break comes when Professor Mickey Rosa (Kevin Spacey) discovers his uncanny ability to solve complex math equations in his head and recruits him to join his card-counting team of students with the express intent of winning as much money as possible in Vegas. While card counting isn't illegal, the casinos have their own methods of discouraging the behavior. For Ben, this experience will give him one hell of a story to tell Harvard.

David Vaughn  |  Jul 18, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/batmanbegins.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>After his parents' murders, disillusioned heir Bruce Wayne (Christian Bale) travels the world seeking the means to fight injustice. With the help of his trusted butler Alfred (Michael Cain) and Wayne Enterprises R&D wizard Lucius Fox (Morgan Freeman), Wayne returns to Gotham as his alter-ego—Batman.

David Vaughn  |  Jul 16, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/batman.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>The Dynamic Duo faces four of the most powerful villains of all time&#151;the Joker (Cesar Romero), the Penguin (Burgess Meredith), the Riddler (Frank Gorshin), and Catwoman (Lee Meriwether). Armed with a dehydrator that turns humans to dust, the quartet has their sights on the members of the United World Security Council, intending to ransom their reconstitutable remains. Will Batman (Adam West) and Robin (Burt Ward) foil their diabolical plan?

David Vaughn  |  Jul 12, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/10000BC.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>In a remote mountain tribe 12,000 years ago, a young hunger, D'Leh (Steven Strait), has found his heart's passion&#151;the blue-eyed Evolet (Camilla Belle). But when a band of mysterious warlords raid his village and kidnap Evolet, D'Leh leads a small group of hunters to pursue the captors to the end of the world to save her.

David Vaughn  |  Jun 28, 2008  |  0 comments

It has been two years since Blu-ray trickled onto the scene with the launch of the Samsung BD-P1000 and some less-than-stellar-looking movies. The combination of a faulty player setting and some poor-quality masters had many wondering if Blu-ray could challenge HD DVD for consumers' hard earned dollars.

David Vaughn  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/spiderwick.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Seeking to escape her failed marriage, Helen Grace (Mary-Louise Parker) moves her three children away from New York City to a country home left to her by an insane aunt. The children soon discover that the old house harbors many mysteries, and Jared (Freddie Highmore) finds his great-great uncle Spiderwick's Field Guide, which reveals the unbelievable truth about the Spiderwick Estate&mdash;a secret world of fantastical creatures hidden from normal view.

David Vaughn  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/foolsgold.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Ben "Finn" Finnegan (Matthew McConaughey) is a fortune hunter whose obsession with discovering the Queen's Dowry, a treasure that mysteriously disappeared in the Caribbean in 1715, has consumed him to the point of ruining his marriage to Tess (Kate Hudson). Discovering a clue that he believes will lead him to the cache, he must charm his way into the pocketbook of billionaire Nigel Honeycutt (Donald Sutherland) in order to finance the expedition.

David Vaughn  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/bucketlist.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Billionaire Edward Cole (Jack Nicholson) and scholarly auto mechanic Carter Chambers (Morgan Freeman) have virtually nothing in common&mdash;with the exception of terminal cancer and a shared regret about missed opportunities in their lives. When they end up side by side in a hospital room, the two devise a "bucket list" detailing the experiences they would like to have before they kick the bucket. Together they embark on a journey of self-discovery and friendship as they check off the items on their list.

David Vaughn  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  0 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/blood.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Daniel Day-Lewis delivers a spellbinding performance as Daniel Plainview, a turn-of-the-century independent oil baron prospecting in California. He is a ruthless man who hates all men, including himself. Plainview manipulates the locals into selling their land to him, and in the process, he makes an enemy of a resident preacher.

David Vaughn  |  Jun 23, 2008  |  1 comments

<IMG SRC="/images/archivesart/blades.jpg" WIDTH=200 BORDER=0 ALIGN=RIGHT>Rival figure skaters Chazz Michael Michaels (Will Ferrell) and Jimmy MacElroy (Jon Heder) brawl on the medal podium and are banned from singles competition. Three years later, they learn that the ban does not prohibit them from couple's competition, so Jimmy and Chazz team up as the first man/man pairs team in history . Do they have what it takes to go for the gold?