Caught a couple movies in the last few days:
The Dark Knight
Forget Nicholson, Ledger IS the Joker. His performance is the best Joker I've ever seen. I've never been a big fan of his but I can't even begin to describe how awesome he was in this movie. Aaron Eckhart was excellent too as Harvey Dent/Two-Face. Maggie Gyllenhal (sic) was nothing special and really didn't do anything that Katie Holmes didn't do and to be honest, I think Holmes was at least a little cuter. The rest of the returning cast was just as good as last time.
This definitely surpasses Batman Begins as one of the best superhero/comic movies. It was just AWESOME!!! My first 5 star movie of the year.
I'll be making another trip for sure to see it on the IMAX. Hell, I might even see it again on the normal screens.
Not one I would take little kids too. It's definitely a hard PG-13 rating but isn't any more violent than Lord of the Rings. Just might be a little scary for the young ones.
Journey to the Centre of the Earth 3D
This is a movie that would be good to take your kids to but don't do it unless you can see it in 3D. Really isn't worth it otherwise. The 3D effects are done rather well and better than most live action movies with the 3D just tacked on.
I definitely need to think about investing in contacts though. Those 3D glasses, especially the huge IMAX goggles, don't fit too well over my regular specs.