Now that my Best Films of 2010 article is out of the way I can focus on writing up the Oscars and focusing in on the performances and technical categories individually. I will do a will win/should win plus throw in some thoughts on what I thought were the snubs and list my favorite performances […]Read more "Looking at the 2011 Oscars, Picks and Wishes"
It is Oscar time and another year is gone and while 2010 was being deemed by many to be an awful year for film, I find myself disagreeing.Read more "The Best of 2010: A Year in Film"
Drive Angry 3D is a fun idea that doesn’t nearly take full advantage of the premise it unleashes into the film. I mean, the film opens with Nic Cage breaking out of Hell to hunt down the murderers of his daughter, a satanic cult hoping to bring Hell Fire to Earth, how does this movie […]Read more "Review: Drive Angry 3D"
The latest from the Farrelly Brothers has a bit of an identity crisis, it doesn’t know if it wants to be crude (which rarely works here) or sweet (which does kind of work) and it never finds the right balance. A Hall Pass is a week off from marriage with no consequences for any and […]Read more "Review: Hall Pass"
I Am Number Four is a tough film to review as it starts off as a bit of a mess, in that it really doesn’t know what it wants to be, and then gets really fraking awesome for the last fifteen or twenty minutes or so. The film follows Four, a Lorien alien who was […]Read more "Review: I Am Number Four"
Unknown is an interesting and well made film that shows it’s cards maybe a bit too soon and doesn’t take full advantage of the doors it opens. Liam Neeson stars as Dr. Martin Harris who is visiting an agro-business summit in Berlin when he is involved car crash. Waking up four days after the accident, […]Read more "Review: Unknown"
Just Go With It has a couple of funny moments sprinkled into a contrived and implausible mess of a plot that is only kept afloat by its appealing group of actors. Sandler’s latest comedy romance flick is a bit confused with what it wants to be as it openly embraces broad physical comedy as well […]Read more "Review: Just Go With It"