James Wan is back with Patrick Wilson and Vera Farmiga, bringing with them another case from the paranormal investigation files of Ed and Lorraine Warren. On the surface, The Conjuring 2 is a simple repeat of the premise of the first film with its terrified family and dangerously haunted house. Fortunately this is just a […]Read more "Film Review: The Conjuring 2"
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"
A strong cast and a man that knows how to use a camera are here to conjure up the terror that this true story has to bring forth. Don’t worry, I realize that sentence was terrible. I want you to know that I know. And I am not going to change it.Read more "Film Review: The Conjuring"
Girls focuses in on one subject more than ever this week in an episode that was both funny and heartfelt that featured an important catharsis for Hannah.Read more "TV Review: Girls 205 – “One Man’s Trash”"
Jason Reitman’s latest is another strong, yet lesser, effort from the young director and he gets a great performance out of his lead, Charlize Theron, who makes the most of Diablo Cody’s sharp screenplay.Read more "Film Review: Young Adult"
While discussing Young Adult after a screening a couple weeks ago, Alan and I realized that we didn’t quite see eye-to-eye on this one. Here are our (spoiler free) thoughts on this movie. Also be sure to check out Zac’s review as well to see where his opinion lines up with ours.Read more "HST… Film Review: Young Adult"
Ever since I was little and I fell witness to a horrifying story about a raging fire on the news I have had a strong aversion to that form of broadcast. And unless it is riddled with sarcastic references to current events, such as The Colbert Report or Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live, it […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Morning Glory"
Morning Glory is a funny (if a tad uninspired) tale about the rejuvenating of a morning news show that does fairly well till a perplexing third act almost ruins a potentially very fine piece of entertainment. Now if I was a well versed critic I would probably start by writing this film off as paling […]Read more "Review: Morning Glory"