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Rocky II (quick movie review)

Rocky II is such a fascinating sequel. In some ways, it continues the story of the first flick in an interesting and dramatic way, yet on the other hand, it’s basically the exact same damn movie as the first one. Read the rest of this entry

Rocky (quick movie review)

I haven’t watched Rocky from start to finish in… I dunno, at least 10, maybe 15 years. Still, it’s on TV all the time, so I catch bits and pieces every once and while. For me, Rocky Balboa is the quintessential Sylvester Stallone character (sorry, John Rambo and… guy from The Expendables whose name no one knows) – it’s also the best underdog story to ever to grace celluloid.  (Sorry, Underdog.) Read the rest of this entry

Three Reasons The Godfather Part III doesn’t work (movie review)


And the wheels come off. The Godfather: Part III isn’t a terrible movie, but it certainly doesn’t live up to the standard set by the first two Godfather movies. Here are a few reasons why the picture just doesn’t work all that well.
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The Godfather Part II (movie review)

Most of the time, a sequel to a popular movie will be a simple retread of the original. In the case of The Godfather: Part II, "it’s a complete falsehood." Read the rest of this entry

The Godfather (movie review)

At this point, what can I say about The Godfather that hasn’t already been said? Probably just this one thing… and someone has probably said it already. Read the rest of this entry

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