The Young Victoria continues the trend of successful royalty based period films that feel fresh and cotemporary and historically intact all the same and it is all grounded by a great turn by Emily Blunt as the title character. The film opens as a political battle of posturing and manipulation surrounds the British thrown as […]Read more "Review: The Young Victoria"
Mel Gibson with Martin Campbell returns from a long drought of staring in a picture with the revenge thriller Edge of Darkness which allows Gibson to do some nice work but falls flat pretty much everywhere else. Gibson plays Craven, a Boston police detective, whose daughter almost instantly upon her return home for a visit […]Read more "Review: Edge of Darkness"
It didn’t take long to get a huge stink bomb of a movie this year in 010 and that movie is When in Rome. The movie is so poorly written, is almost devoid of humor, is absolutely absurd, and gets nothing out of a decent slate of talent that made the unfortunate decision of taking […]Read more "Review: When in Rome"
The newest animated tale from Sony Pictures Animation is an entertaining and fun adaptation of Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs that successfully appeals to all audiences but doesn’t do anything particularly special to launch itself into the upper echelon of animated works, especially this year. Our story follows Flint Lockwood a loner scientist who […]Read more "Queue Review: Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs"
Glee News – Neil Patrick Harris is going to appear in an episode this spring, and it just so happens to be the same episode that Joss Whedon is directing. Why so excited? Well the last time they worked together we got some Dr. Horrible magic. If you still haven’t checked that out then you […]Read more "Suggestion Box (Jan. 18 – 24)"
Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s second picture is another low budget indie effort that is all at once a fantastic portrait of both the Dominican baseball path, the pressures of the minor leagues, and immigrant life in America. Sugar is a member of the Kansas City baseball school that farms players into their minor league […]Read more "Queue Review: Sugar"
Side note – Because I am so popular… Okay, because I have one other friend that has this game, I have yet to just play it by myself so everything I say is in response to the co-op campaign mode of the game. I may have made a mistake by playing the sequel to this […]Read more "Gaming Review – Gears of War"