Monthly Archives: April 2016

The Night Before (Review)

Ethan (Joseph Gordon Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen) and Chris (Anthony Mackie) are fast friends who for over a decade have caught up for drunken blowouts each Christmas Eve. I guess the prospect of a hungover Christmas is too promising to … Continue reading

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The Lazarus Effect (Review)

At least they tried. A bit. The Lazarus Effect aspires to be Flatliners 2014, or at least Hollow Man. While it is not near the first it nearly matches the Hollow Man… Sequel. Then it throws a little Pet Sematary … Continue reading

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Gangs of New York (Review)

You can see the money oozing from every frame. The sets. The costumes. The painstaking attention to authenticity. What is less evident is the point. The film opens in 1846, New York City. A time where religious zealots no fiercely … Continue reading

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Stargate (Review)

It takes a while to get there but a Stargate is a door to another dimension. Once we do eventually arrive though, it feels like an eternity. The government found it. The scientists and archaeologists decipher it, and of course … Continue reading

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In the Heart of the Sea (Review)

Hundreds of Japanese ‘scientists’ would see this film as a terrifying monster movie. To the rest of us it is the origin story for Herman Melville’s discovery of the tale of the whaling ship Essex. A tale that ultimately became … Continue reading

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Army of Frankensteins (Review)

How often do you regret a movie choice before the opening credits have arrived? No bolt of lightning could possibly give life to this atrocious collection of random chunks of ill fitting parts and recycled brainless ideas. Apparently if one … Continue reading

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Bad Boy Bubby (Review)

Some kids get grounded. Bubby got life. Raised from a child to a man in one small dilapidated room by a mentally challenged mother who browbeats him daily with the message that the outside world is poison, Bubby grew up… … Continue reading

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U-Turn (Review)

An inopportune breakdown for Bobby (Sean Penn) –¬†already on the run to or from something –¬†leaves him in the middle of nowhere with a busted car, a grumpy countenance and a rotating cast of nut jobs vying for his attention. … Continue reading

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Hawk the Slayer (Review)

“You’re, gonna laugh. You’re gonna cry.” That’s either a warning that there’s a Keeping up with the Kardashians marathon coming up, or a a cautious endorsement of a film. In the case of Hawk the Slayer, suggestor Gaylord69 is half … Continue reading

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