Martin Scorsese’s Hugo takes a bit to find its way, but once it does it is a marvelous tale of filmmaking and wonder that is, quite possibly, the best use of 3D yet.Read more "Film Review: Hugo"
Let Me In is one of the most successful foreign film adaptations ever and it does that by pulling from both the source novel and the film to give itself enough of its own identity to forget about the original film, Let the Right One In, if you have seen it. Reviewing Matt Reeves’ film […]Read more "Review: Let Me In"
When it comes to films like Let Me In, the most recent adaptation to the already adapted to film novel Let the Right One In, the viewing audience seems to fit into two camps. On one side of no man’s land reside the purists, those who think that the Americanization of foreign films is a […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Let Me In"
A couple of weeks ago I excitedly told my aunt that I was going to Comic Con in a week, with a big ol’ smile on my face. I didn’t really expect her to be jealous, but I was overly excited. Then she asked if it was a gathering of comics or something. As in […]Read more "Comic-Con International 2010 – My Experience in Nerd Heaven"
If I have learned anything from all the years of loving superheroes, I know this: it is pretty stupid to even consider emulating your favorite caped crusader. Well, good thing there are certain individuals who ignore their brain’s hazard signs, because it sure makes for a fun and highly entertaining movie. In Kick-Ass (sorry mom), […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Kick-Ass"
Kick-Ass is a lot of fun and does a nice job at poking fun at the comic book conventions but I can’t help but wonder if this film would have been better off being called Hit Girl. Kick-Ass is a wannabe super-hero that doesn’t really have any super powers; he is more of a really […]Read more "Review: Kick-Ass"
This adaptation of the well loved Diary of a Wimpy Kid series finds the right balance of humor and sentiment to make a solid kids movie the whole family can laugh at and enjoy. Greg Heffley is the titles Wimpy Kid though he doesn’t quite know it. Greg thinks he is hot stuff and will […]Read more "Review: Diary of a Wimpy Kid"