Back when Suicide Squad was rushed into reshoots following the reaction to the initial trailer release, I remember talking myself into the opinion that filming new content could only be a good thing even though most feared for the worst. After all, video game release dates get pushed all the time to allow for more […]Read more "Film Review: Suicide Squad"
Lauren: There may be a couple things here and there that didn’t work in Focus, but if so I didn’t notice; I was too busy focusing on everything that worked so well, playing right into the hands of the director/writer tag team of Glenn Ficarra and John Requa. Also, my wallet is now missing, but […]Read more "Dissecting Focus"
This week’s “For Your Renting Pleasure” includes a remake/reimagining and a sequel, Dredd and Men In Black 3, both disappointing for numerous reasons.Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"
If Hancock had a brother, he would be Clark Kent. Okay, different dads or something, but still, there are too many similarities not to draw the comparisons. They could compete in challenges of strength, flight, etc., make up stories about where they really came from, reminisce about their memories of breaking needles in hospitals, Clark […]Read more "Rental Review – Hancock"
Will Smith’s latest is a definitely entertaining but ultimately flawed film from Peter Berg that could have used a bit more breathing room and depth to the picture. On the surface, Hancock (Will Smith) is a disgruntled, drunk, and collateral damage magnet of a super hero that no one likes. The talk shows of LA […]Read more "Review: Hancock"
Will Smith’s newest blockbuster works really well for about 75% of the time and the other 25% is just good. Robert Neville is the last human in NYC, is accompanied by his German Sheppard Sam as they hunt for food and go through their daily routine everyday during the daylight. At night they are forced […]Read more "Review: I Am Legend"