The Fear Fan finds out if The Conjuring 2 can summon up any more scares than the original.
Tagged: Based on a True Story
Tim Burton’s brilliant film about making the worst movie of all time!
“Ultimately, Hollywoodland will probably only be remembered for the novelty of Ben Affleck playing Superman years before he played Batman.”
“Unlike A Beautiful Mind, at least The Theory of Everything can admit that the husband and wife at the center of its story eventually got a divorce.”
“I kind of hate that people are assuming that the film is trying to sanctify Chris Kyle by portraying him not as he was, but as, well, Bradley Cooper trying to finally win an Oscar. ”
In tribute to the late, great Robin Williams, the DVD Shelf reviews the 1987 comedic war drama Good Morning, Vietnam, which loosely tells the story of Airman Adrian Cronauer, who spent some time as a morning radio DJ over in Vietnam during the mid ’60s and took it upon himself to bring a taste of home to the American soldiers stationed in the country by providing them with lively broadcasts and playing the day’s most popular music.
“After watching The Social Network, I’m more inspired to unplug my computer than I am to create the next online sensation, especially if it means meeting one of these characters.”
“There’s a very good reason the trailers for this movie never said, ‘From the director who brought you the heartwarming adventure Hugo!’”
“Just like Ocean’s Eleven, it’s like watching a two-hour highlight reel of an awesome Hollywood party that you weren’t invited to; only, in this case, this particular shindig was a 1970s-themed costume bash.”
“Had the film been helmed by a more seasoned director, or even a relative unknown, it never would have taken home the big prize. Because ultimately, the most interesting thing about Argo is that Ben Affleck directed it.”
The apocryphal tale of the Russian duchess who survived the execution of the Romanov family is brought to life by Don Bluth. Basically, it’s a Disney knock-off made by the guy who was knocked out of Disney!
It’s amazing what Michael Bay can do when he actually likes his job. Make no mistake: Pain & Gain is unquestionably Michael Bay’s best work. By a lot.
Joey meets up with sports movie reviewer Iannone to watch The Greatest Game Ever Played, starring Shia LaBeouf as Francis Ouimet, who in 1913 became the first amateur golfer to ever win the U.S. Open.
Mendo doesn’t care if this was the first movie ever filmed in his hometown, he’s gonna say what he really thinks! Also, before you ask, yes, that is a real product.
Renegado watches Nacho Libre, a movie where, for reasons beyond the understanding of mere mortals, Jack Black plays a Mexican monk who becomes a lucha libre wrestler. Sure, he’s trying too hard with the fake accent, but is the movie really that bad? Find out in the video!
“Allegedly based on a true story (it’s not), the movie tells the tale of a family who moves into a creepy house, only to discover it’s really a former funeral parlor haunted by demons. Yes, that old story. No, seriously, it’s the oldest story ever told. Watch Mendo and Fear Fan explain how this hodgepodge of 20 better horror films might be the blandest movie ever made.”
Will make you pine for the tastefulness, coherence, and originality of Andy Warhol’s actual films.