…Get On With The Show

It’s here theater fans! It’s Tony Day! The one day of the year we get to cleverly weave our obsession into popular dialogue. Or at least it was the one day of the year, until NBC launched their live musical series…seriously NBC, just tell us who is playing Peter Pan!

…Fall Short

Director Gareth Edward’s enormous blockbuster “Godzilla” had some gigantic expectations to live up to. This latest incarnation of the terror of Tokyo, promised to be the biggest, baddest Godzilla to date. With its impressive cast, and some pretty terrifying trailers, it looked poised to live up to all the hype. Unfortunately, while Godzilla himself, more…

…break bad

Today as you return to the daily grind and gather around the water cooler you may find that whether you’re aware of it or not, today you fall in to one of several categories:

…get your story straight

At this point in the awards season it seems to be unanimous, the film of the season is Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” I assume most crusaders have either seen the movie, read Zer’s review, or are about to read Zer’s review, so I won’t waste space with an overly involved plot outline. However I will say…

…Fake It

Don’t be misled by the title, there’s nothing fake about Ben Affleck’s “Argo.” Based loosely on CIA specialist, Tony Mendez’s account of the 1979 rescue of six US diplomats from Tehran, Iran; the film uses a gritty style to beautifully tell this nearly unbelievable story. The film opens with a brief history of Iran, and…

…choose to forget

Memories, good or bad, define us in many ways.  They are subjective and changeable, but what if they were replaceable? Such is the case in Len Wiseman’s “Total Recall,” a slightly altered remake of a 1990 film of the same name starring Arnold Schwarzenegger.  So, there’s the previous standard for you.  That’s where the bar…