Rock of Ages is a travesty of a musical whose jukebox musical numbers never even comes close to topping their original counterparts and I would deem at least 50% of the film unwatchable.Read more "Film Review: Rock of Ages"
Madagascar 3 seemed like it was going to be just another pandering effort from DreamWorks, but the results are a really crazy and bizarre adventure that is pretty fun for the most part.Read more "Film Review: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted"
Lauren: Before Pandora became more than the name of a box thanks to a little film called Avatar, before Star Wars became a space opera deserving of more than just cultish, nerd admiration (I’ll include Episodes 1-3 for Zac), there was a man named John Carter who found himself fighting for the inhabitants of Mars. […]Read more "HST… Film Review: John Carter"
Red Tails is a long gestating project from George Lucas about the Tuskegee Airmen during WWII and the results are a good ole fashion war movie that overcomes its shortcomings through a likable cast and great action.Read more "Film Review: Red Tails"
With so much of my (Lauren’s) personality constructed by Television, from PBS shows of my childhood to everything Joss Whedon that influenced my sense of humor and sarcasm, it’s no surprise that every year I get pretty excited for the pilots making their attempt to gain viewers. Not only that, but sometimes I go crazy […]Read more "HST’s Best of 2011: Television"
Contagion is the latest from Steven Soderbergh and it is a terrifying look into what would possibly happen to our world if a pandemic virus broke out that could kill its victims in a matter of days.Read more "Film Review: Contagion"
I don’t know if I would go as far as Zac does by saying that Drive is the best film of the year considering just how different it is from Bridesmaids and Super 8 (my previous favorites) and thus are pretty incomparable, but I’ll call it a three way tie.Read more "Film Review: Drive"
Nicolas Winding Refn’s latest feature, Drive, is the best film of the year. Sucking you into the dark and intense world of the Driver, played pitch perfectly by Ryan Gosling, the film will not leave you anytime soon after.Read more "Film Review: Drive"
Two seconds prior to the movie starting a man to the far right of where I was sitting starting hacking, as if on cue. This was followed by a sporadic slew of coughing throughout the film, followed by a general ill feeling moving through my body, throat to stomach. These are the things you are […]Read more "Film Review: Contagion"
These videos might be a tad old in internet time, a week or so, but they are new to me and show off the considerable comedic range of both of the male leads, Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul. Enjoy! Sense of Smell: http://player.ordienetworks.com/flash/fodplayer.swf Sense of Smell w/ Bryan Cranston from Bryan Cranston Weird: The Al […]Read more "Breaking Bad Gets Funny"