Author: Dr. Winston O'Boogie

Argo (2012)

“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.”

Kick-Ass (2010)

“Most action films are ludicrous to a degree, but this one is almost a cartoon. I felt about as much suspense over Hit-Girl’s fate as I feel concern for Wile E. Coyote’s health after a boulder falls on him.”

The Canyons (2013)

“Lohan’s performance in The Canyons is orders of magnitude better than her listless take on Elizabeth Taylor. In fact, this might possibly be her best performance ever. And I fully realize that’s not saying a whole lot.”

Spring Breakers (2013) Text Review

“I’m not sure Spring Breakers is about much of anything, other than its own stunt casting. As the continuing fame of Miley Cyrus proves, there’s nothing the American public eats up quite as voraciously as former teen queens shedding their good girl images, and in that respect, Spring Breakers does not disappoint.”

Choke (2008)

Iron Man had come out a few months prior, but at the time, writer-director Clark Gregg was still best known for being on The New Adventures of Old Christine. Which is fitting, because Choke plays like Fight Club if Fight Club were a CBS sitcom.”

A Scanner Darkly (2006)

“Compared to most adaptations of the works of legendary sci-fi author Philip K. Dick (Total Recall, Blade Runner, Next, to name just a few), the animated film A Scanner Darkly is extremely faithful to its source material. But that’s not necessarily a good thing.”

The Box (2009)

“There’s not much to Richard Matheson’s original short story, but a movie version certainly could have expanded upon the premise and become a smart, taut conspiracy thriller... in the hands of the right screenwriter and director. Instead, the story was adapted by writer-director Richard Kelly.”

VIDEO: Star Trek Nemesis (2002)

On the eve of the Star Trek franchise heading into darkness, Dr. O'Boogie looks back at the TNG cast's final outing Star Trek Nemesis, which somehow became the most reviled entry in the series despite there being a few other Star Trek movies that are at least as dumb. But it's a shameless ripoff of Wrath of Khan starring an up and coming British actor, and who would possibly want to see that?

VIDEO: Primer (2004)

We mark the release of Upstream Color by looking at writer-director Shane Carruth's debut Primer, the dense and confusing story of two scientists who accidentally create a time machine in their garage. Dr. O'Boogie takes a deeper look at the twisted tale of multiple timelines that sent scores of people to the internet desperately searching for an explanation of the plot.

VIDEO: Catfish (2010)

Inspired by the recent Manti Te'o story, Dr. O'Boogie reviews the documentary Catfish, about a guy named Nev who falls for a girl over Facebook who's not quite what she seems. The Doctor sounds off on whether this "documentary" is real or fake, and finally reveals to the world what he really and truly looks like!

VIDEO: Wonder Woman (1974)

Dr. O'Boogie intrudes on Sofie's territory with his own review of the Wonder Woman pilot! No, not the one with Lynda Carter, or the one with Adrianne Palicki—this was the very first attempt to bring the Amazon Princess to life, starring future That's Incredible host Cathy Lee Crosby as a blonde Wonder Woman with a lame costume and no powers, unless you count her amazing ability to always be on the phone.

VIDEO: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn: Part 1 (2011)

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.

VIDEO: Quantum of Solace (2008)

Daniel Craig and the Bond filmmakers silenced the critics with Casino Royale, then got them all shooting off their mouths again with this entry, thanks to an unfinished screenplay, a boring villain, and some of the most confusing editing ever seen in the franchise. Luckily, we're here to make sense of it all for you.