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For a film that cost only $6 million dollars to create, controversy swirled around Wish I Was Here. Zach Braff’s big screen directorial follow-up to Garden State enraged some fans when Braff took to Kickstarter to [...]
My review of The Purge is one I wish I could have back. I was too hard on the film and even though The Purge wasn’t a perfect film. It probably didn’t deserve my full [...]
Sex Tape is a perfect example of film that is released during the Studio summer dumping ground in late July. Most of the major titles have passed and we are left with movies that had [...]
It’s been a long road for Snowpiercer and I’m not referring to the apocalyptic frozen train ride which is the basis of this film. Snowpiecer has actually been around since 2013 and opened in foreign markets to [...]
I’ve spent a great deal of time discussing the greatness that was the movie class of 1994. Pulp Fiction, Forrest Gump, The Shawshank Redemption, Dumb and Dumber and The Lion King were all released during that [...]
Rise of the Planet of the Apes became a surprise hit in 2011 and was declared the best prequel ever. I loved Rise, but I hate that the word prequel is attached to that film. Sure, there are easter eggs which hint a connection to the classic Planet of the Apes franchise, but let’s be honest. Those minor links are really nothing more than homage to the original series. This new Apes franchise is its own story which continues with the highly anticipated sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
There weren’t many options besides actual comics and a few short-lived cartoons for fans of Marvel in the 1980s. My parents would search everywhere just to find a rare Secret Wars action figure in the bottom [...]
Even though Melissa McCarthy already starred in a film called Identity Thief, her new movie Tammy might as well have been called Identity Crisis. The previews of Tammy depict Melissa McCarthy as a down on her luck, obnoxious [...]
Every summer there is the little movie that could. A small film that manages to stand out in a crowd of studio tent pole releases in the dog days of summer. Dirty Dancing, Little Miss Sunshine and [...]
To say that Michael Bay is a horrible director would be an understatement. The lazy director recycles the same shots over and over again in all of his films and his sense of humor may be the worst in Hollywood. I would call his past work an aBAYmination.