…re-view

The time has come, crusaders. With just days left of the season, it’s time to close another summer of blockbusters. But what a summer (and, if we’re honest, spring too) it’s been. There have been plenty of tears, laughter, songs, dances, and, of course, superheroes. It’s been one hell of a ride, but like all…

…Never Leave Well Enough Alone

Not all heroes wear capes. In fact, they’re few and far between in the Marvel Universe. But I’m not talking about Marvel today because, well…spoilers. If you’d like to know my thoughts on the film, they are the following: Things happened. Then more things happened. These things went on for approximately three hours. During the…

…Count Your Sins

When Frank Miller’s “Sin City” came out in 2005, it was generally well received. The film, co-directed by Miller and Robert Rodriguez, was groundbreaking, and introduced a mainstream audience to its gritty film noir style. Sadly, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” falls a long ways short of its predecessor. The film uses the…

…let you remember

In a universe full of sequels and remakes it’s easy to lose faith in the presence of intelligent life out there among the mess of blockbusters thrown at the masses on a regular basis.  In the case of “Men in Black III” its third movie status was working against it as well.  The trilogy curse…

…choose your words carefully

“True Grit” as interpreted by Joel and Ethan Coen is everything you could want in a Western.  Gunslingers, lawmen, horrible hygiene, dusty trails, and gunfire abound in this film. Of course one would expect all this given the 1969 John Wayne headlined film of the same name and basic plot line. However to call this…