Watchmen was released five years ago this month and it still stands as one of the best, and most underrated, comic book films.Read more "5 Year Retrospective: Watchmen"
RoboCop returns to the big screen with a reboot that does its own thing, does it well, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement.Read more "Dissecting RoboCop (2014) – A Worthy Reboot?"
As I go through the movies of 2012 that I didn’t manage to see while in theaters, I’m starting to realize that there’s probably a reason that I chose to skip out on some. Because once they’re seen, things like Dark Shadows and Rock of Ages can’t be unseen.Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
With last week’s high praise from Zac (read his review here), it’s time to give a second opinion on the film that is already getting Oscar buzz, Lincoln.Read more "A Second Opinion: Lincoln"
Lincoln is the latest from Spielberg and it does not disappoint. The acting and filmmaking are what you expect from Spielberg and Daniel Day Lewis gives one of the best performance of the year.Read more "Film Review: Lincoln"
The remake of A Nightmare on Elm Street isn’t particularly scary or tense, definitely not original, and almost completely absent of character depth and plot; but it looks pretty good, doesn’t dilly dally , and gets a fun (outside a couple of eye rolling one liners) turn by Jackie Earl Haley as Krueger. The film […]Read more "Review: A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)"
Martin Scorsese’s adaptation of the Dennis Lehane novel Shutter Island is a successful mystery thriller with a great lead turn by Leonardo DiCaprio and a plot that brings some originality to a potentially tired idea. DiCaprio plays Teddy Daniels, a U.S. Marshall sent to Shutter Island to investigate the disappearance of one of the inmates […]Read more "Review: Shutter Island"
The most acclaimed graphic novel of all time translates into an epic and fascinating film that is engaging, precise, and does great justice to its origins but might be a bit to inaccessible to Watchmen virgins. ‘The Comedian is dead’ and his death puts this film into motion. Rorschach, a shape shifting masked vigilante, use […]Read more "Review: Watchmen"