Northeast Times

 Articles by Senitra Horbrook

30 Minutes or Less delivers big laughs

Learning that there is a true story that is eerily similar to the plot of 30 Minutes or Less was a bit unnerving.


‘Crazy, Stupid, Love’ wins you with charm

Crazy, Stupid, Love is refreshingly enjoyable. It is an unpredictable, though implausible, romantic comedy that is laugh-out-loud funny.


‘Harry Potter’: A wonderful end to the spell

Muggles, grab your invisibility cloaks and your dark-rimmed, round spectacles and head to the theater.


‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

After the evisceration that Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen received by reviewers and audiences alike, it’s no surprise that the third installment steps up its game some. 


‘Horrible Bosses’: Whacking the boss can be fun

In one of the most popular disgruntled-office-worker movies, the guys only wanted to steal from the company as revenge. For the guys in Horrible Bosses, it’s so bad that they think murder is the only way out.


'Bad Teacher' doesn’t quite make the grade

With the topic of education (lack of funding, mandated exams, charter schools, etc.) frequently making nationwide headlines, Bad Teacher seems like just the kind of movie needed to take some hot-button issues and turn them into laughs.



‘Super 8’ is a fun flick among a crop of so-so movies

Super 8 is an example of what a good summer popcorn flick should be like. Nostalgia. A little suspense. An adolescent romance. Loud, clanging metal and big, booming explosions.



‘Hangover 2’: A sobering reason why sequels don’t always work

The extremely popular Hangover franchise (I call it a franchise because I fully expect a Part III in a couple years) is back with another wedding and more drug-induced male debauchery.