A Million Ways to Die in the West has some moments that work, but Seth MacFarlane wastes too much time on stuff that doesn’t.Read more "Film Review: A Million Ways to Die in the West"
Lauren: Les Misérables is at the top of the list of stage productions I’ve been dying to see. As I wait for it to return to the St. Louis area, the release of the film adaptation is making a powerful attempt to remove me from my misery until that day finally comes. Zac: Eh…Read more "HST… Film Review: Les Misérables"
In Time is a mess of a movie with a weak script, little story, and a great allegory to go along with its creative premise.Read more "Film Review: In Time"
In the original story of Little Red Riding Hood the Big Bad Wolf swallows the grandmother and the little girl whole, a gruesome, albeit impossible, ordeal to go through. However, this level of gruesomeness does not compare to sitting through Red Riding Hood, a loose film adaptation of this classic story that has forever tainted […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Red Riding Hood"
Letters to Juliet is another entry into the romantic comedy genre that is about as cookie cutter as cookie cutters can get. It is predictable, cheesy, and underwhelming more often than not, but somehow even though I was rolling my eyes at it all, I couldn’t help but be charmed by the familiar love story. […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Letters to Juliet"
The latest Nicholas Sparks adaptation falls flat on the romantic side of things, but a fantastic turn by Richard Jenkins and the story around him make the picture worth seeing if you can get through the sap surrounding some of the other elements of the film. John is a Special Forces soldier in March of […]Read more "Review: Dear John"
Screenwriter Diablo Cody is back with Jennifer’s Body, following up Juno with another film about a foreign being taking up residence in a high school girl’s body. This time around she goes the demonic route with a darkly comedic “horror” film that sadly fails to live up to its full potential. Though the title may […]Read more "Rental Review – Jennifer’s Body"
Diablo Cody’s second screenplay is full of great ideas and a number of good lines but something keeps Jennifer’s Body from gelling into a well paced and entertaining picture that seems to be hiding in there like the demons inside our title character. The story follows the school’s hottest girl Jennifer and her best friend […]Read more "Queue Review: Jennifer’s Body"