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It’s January at the movies and it’s awful

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January is Hollywood’s dumping ground for bad movies, presumably because market research shows that people don’t go to the movies in January and it’s too far away from award season. What I’m saying is, if a movie opens in January, you’re probably better off staying home.

Pitch Perfect (movie review)

I believe it’s accurate to say that Pitch Perfect is universally liked, if not loved.  81% of reviewers and a 83% of the audience gave it a positive review (Rotten Tomatoes), so that’s at the very least a consensus that people on earth like this movie… and I have no idea why.   Read the rest of this entry

100 Greatest Movies of All Time

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This is as subjective as it gets, but anyway, I humbly present my list of the 100 greatest movies of all time in no particular order. Read the rest of this entry

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring – Extended Edition (movie review)

Now that The Hobbit has wrapped up, we went home and started rewatching The Lord of the Rings and of course started with The Fellowship of the Ring (as per The Battle of Five Armies’ suggestion). Fellowship has always been my favorite (and only the Extended Edition will do), but it also makes it clear how very much The Hobbit movies pale in comparison. But that’s a discussion for another day – today, I’m talkin’ about the One Ring, yo! Read the rest of this entry

Only Low Budget Horror Movies Get Major Releases; Other Genres Can Go Screw

I never thought about it until I saw the trailer for Unfriended (AKA Offline, AKA Cybernatural), but I can’t recall a super low-budget indie flick getting a major release that wasn’t a horror movie.  Is it just me?  What does that mean?  I have a thought…  Read the rest of this entry

Total Recall 2012 (movie review)

Thirty percent of critics gave Total Recall (the 2012 remake) a positive review. That sounds about right.
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The Interview (movie review)

Honestly, I’m not sure why The Interview is at 52% on the Tomatometer. It’s well performed, beautifully photographed, has a message (on some level) and most importantly, it’s a comedy and it’s funny. Read the rest of this entry

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