Unlike what seems like the majority of people around my age, I actually made it through school without reading The Giver. Now that I’ve seen it, I’m pretty bummed about this.Read more "Film Review: The Giver"
R.I.P.D. might look like Men In Black lite, but it knows its lane and doesn’t try to stray out of it; allowing for plenty of fun if you are willing to go with it.Read more "Film Review: R.I.P.D."
How have I not read the comics this movie is based on!? It’s like Angel meets Reaper and loads of other things! Way to go, everyone, for not sitting me down and forcing me to read them. Unless they’re bad. Are they bad? Shh, I’m gonna read them now!Read more "The Breakdown: R.I.P.D. Trailer"
Just a week after I wrote about probably the Coen brothers film with the most mystery and depth in A Serious Man, I watched the extremely straightforward Coen brothers version of True Grit. Despite their deviation from their usual eccentricity, I loved the film. The Coen brothers like Tarantino have a knack for propelling a […]Read more "True Grit and the Coen Brothers"
Not to age my dad or anything, but westerns are a very generational thing. Heck, the last time I really watched a western by choice was when I became obsessed with one scene in McLintock! after accidentally opening the gifted VHS copy meant for my dad on Christmas as a child. And in all honesty, […]Read more "Still Playing – True Grit"
The latest from the Coen Bros., True Grit, is their least odd and most straightforward film to date but there is still plenty of weirdness, laughs, and amazing performances that we expect from these guys in this great film. The film is not a remake of the 1969 John Wayne film of the same name […]Read more "Review: True Grit"