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"
Rock of Ages is a travesty of a musical whose jukebox musical numbers never even comes close to topping their original counterparts and I would deem at least 50% of the film unwatchable.Read more "Film Review: Rock of Ages"
With the actors attached to this remake, Arthur does have a ton of moments of comedic magic, but this is not enough to completely overcompensate for the unsurprisingly overdone storyline. The story follows Arthur, a bajillionaire who was born into money and now has no inclination to make his own. Living large as a playboy […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Arthur"
Arthur is a fine little romantic comedy that is fairly paint by numbers and doesn’t bring much new to the genre, but the cast makes it an entertaining enough affair that is worth watching if a fan of them. The film is a remake of the 1981 film of the same name, which stared Dudley […]Read more "Review: Arthur"
So I have already been excited for the upcoming film adaptation of The Tempest for a while now for more than a decent amount of reasons. Let’s just go down the list. 1 – Say what you will about Shakespeare re-appropriating stories and using crazy language that needs Sparknotes’ No Fear Shakespeare section to understand, […]Read more "Poster Reveal – The Tempest"
Despicable Me is a bland effort around an interesting idea that barely salvages itself from travesty with a pretty decent finale. The film follows Gru, a villain of the world who hasn’t had a note worthy diabolical scheme in some time. Added to this he has been recently upstaged by a young and upcoming villain, […]Read more "Review: Despicable Me"
2008’s Forgetting Sarah Marshall introduced the scene-stealing character of Aldous Snow, who quite deservingly got a spin-off of his own with Get Him to the Greek. Though it was not exactly what I hoped for, it had enough hilarious bits to tip the scales in a favorable direction. Following the events of Forgetting Sarah Marshall, […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Get Him to the Greek"
Jason Segel and Nicholas Stoller have set an early benchmark for comedies this year with the winner that is Forgetting Sarah Marshall! Peter just got dumped by “sexpot” TV star Sarah Marshall and decides, after a few weeks of promiscuity and wallowing in the remains of his relationship, that he should go to Hawaii to […]Read more "Review: Forgetting Sarah Marshall"