I’m no young adult genre expert, but I’d say The Maze Runner rides an interesting line between “thoroughly entertaining” and “not making any sense at all.” It’s an interesting case – the movie works just as well as it fails. Join me, won’t you, while I try to make sense and celebrate this flick? Read the rest of this entry
Watch the trailer if you will, but be it known that is an AWFUL representation of What If and the complex issues it represents. Or, this ain’t yo mama’s RomCom. Read the rest of this entry
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
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
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
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
Thirty percent of critics gave Total Recall (the 2012 remake) a positive review. That sounds about right.
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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
I know, I know – the trailer is terrible. Ignore it!
I gotta tell ya, I had no ambition to see Mr. Peabody & Sherman. ZERO. But, I heard it was good and I had the opportunity to see it for free (on a plane), so I gave it a chance and holy hell, was it worth it. Read the rest of this entry