The complaint always seems to be that when a book is made into a film, it never quite captures the magic of the words on the page, whether things are changed, lost for time, or what have you. But when the author just so happens to be the one to write the script and then […]Read more "Film Review: The Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Alright people, it’s almost the end of the year – which means some big releases are coming out. Some of the biggest albums, movies, and video games are slatted for release, making for one incredible last quarter in 2012. Enough of this, let’s get to our selections.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2012 – Quarter 4 (October – December)"
A few weeks have passed since my last compilation post of movie rentals, and I should be ashamed at my lack of movie watching, but I have still spent a large percentage of my time wisely! We’re talking playing The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword on that stupid Wii and rewatching all three previous seasons […]Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
How Do You Know provides a couple sporadic laughs but is more or less an abysmal failure of a movie at every turn. The story revolves around Lisa, an aging Olympic softball star, who gets cut from Team USA and finds herself trying to figure her life out. Her life happens to run into a […]Read more "Review: How Do You Know"
Year One takes a trip back to prehistoric times for its inspiration, but unfortunately no one remembered to pack the comedy. Going off of survival of the fittest standards, Zed and Oh would have been bred out of the species a long time ago. In a nutshell, they are lazy outcasts who are unskilled at […]Read more "Rental Review – Year One"
Hello all, I’m Grant and I’ll be doing occasional reviews on this site. This introduction should let you know what I like, and what you can expect from me. Favorite Film Genre From Double Indemnity to Brick I love a good Film Noir. I enjoy the expansive plots and confusing narratives that leave me as […]Read more "Introductions are in Order"
For those of you who pay any attention to my postings then you may have noticed that there has apparently been little going on in my life, cuz let’s face it, we are not all as cool as Zac. I mean, I didn’t even have one thing to put in a suggestion box last week. […]Read more "Two Weeks Put Off By Mass Effect (AKA Reviews of Monsters vs Aliens and Moon)"
David Wain’s – Wet Hot American Summer (2001) Released under the radar and still no more than a cult following today, David Wain’s feature debut is a silly, absurd, insane, and bizarre film that pokes fun at cliché through the world of a Jewish summer camp that is about to end it’s summer run and […]Read more "The Decade’s Best – Wet Hot American Summer (2001)"
We’ve all been there. Making friends can be a scary experience, full of rejection and awkward attempts to impress others with menial talents and sentence forming capabilities, all in the hopes of finding that special someone to share your bucket of chalk with as you draw beautiful murals on the sidewalk. Oh to be five […]Read more "Rental Review – I Love You, Man"
Harold Ramis is back behind the camera for his latest with his new Apatow friends and the result is a intermittently humorous film that is rather mediocre to not funny for over half the film. Oh and Zed are a pair of tribesmen that are quite the pair of failures in their tribe. Zed is […]Read more "Review: Year One"