“The film itself is an odd mixture of witty humor, forced pop culture references, and tiresome gags. In short, it’s everything you’d expect from a movie written and directed by Seth MacFarlane.”
The ongoing trend of big budget comic book movies has had its ups and downs, and one major down for many fans has been the 2011 reboot of the '30s-era pulp crimefighter the Green Hornet, starring comedic actor Seth Rogen as a much goofier Green Hornet than we've ever seen before.
The Unusual Suspect reviews Andrew Garfield's debut as our favorite web-slinging superhero. This is The Amazing Spider-Man!
Cecil takes a look at the often forgotten entry in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle franchise, TMNT.
Ursa takes you once more into the magic dance of adolescent metaphors, dear friends. Ever just want to go back and talk about stuff again? Stuff, perhaps, that You Like? Well, this is a second look at Labyrinth, and Ursa's feeling metaphorical.
“I came for robots, and I left with a migraine.”
“See what happens when humans decide to build whole societies around single isolated virtues and really boring color-coordinated wardrobes.”
“It’s a delightful kind of weird that indulges itself and immerses us completely in a different universe, making the movie feel timeless and something that ought to be recognized as an instant classic.”
“If you’re going to remake Clash of the Titans, for Zeus’ sake, embrace the silliness!”
I blame Dinkleberg! Joey reviews the latest (and hopefully last) live-action Fairly Odd Parents movie.
By popular demand, Sybil looks back at one of the most maligned comic book movies ever produced. But will she say what you want her to say about it?
Stephenie Meyer's novel gets split into two movies to extract an additional billion dollars from Twi-hards who line up for these things no matter how tedious or repulsive they get. And this one is certainly repulsive, as Bella gets pregnant with a half-vampire baby who treats her womb like a bouncy castle, Edward performs a Cesarean with his teeth, and Jacob embarks on an 18 year quest to groom his future wife.
This week, Ursa discusses Movie!Tristan, Boring Normal Guy Heroes, fantastical characters, and why Tristan fails as our Harry Potter-esque Everyman With A Destiny. Also, Robert DeNiro wears some really interesting dresses.
Is this the end? Not even remotely.
“I realize he has to take these kind of gigs thanks to his current financial situation, but that shouldn’t be an excuse for a total lack of effort.”
“Oh, the places you’ll be dragged, dear viewer.”
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