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“Just like with Christopher Nolan’s films, the action isn’t very exciting, and it feels forced into the story because the filmmakers were afraid no one would care about a sci-fi movie without explosions and shootouts.”
We all knew this one was coming, alright?
“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!
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.
Cecil takes a look at the often forgotten entry in the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle franchise, TMNT.
“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.”
I blame Dinkleberg! Joey reviews the latest (and hopefully last) live-action Fairly Odd Parents movie.
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.
“If you’re going to remake Clash of the Titans, for Zeus’ sake, embrace the silliness!”
“See what happens when humans decide to build whole societies around single isolated virtues and really boring color-coordinated wardrobes.”
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?
“While the actors/friends onscreen are clearly having the time of their lives, it doesn’t really carry over to those of us watching at home.”
A review of the latest found-footage masterpiece, and a few words about some upcoming horror releases.
Is this the end? Not even remotely.
Mark Dindal's directorial debut, featuring singing felines and 5-year-old insane villains!
“This is the mythology-inspired sword and sandals movie genre, and it’s not that far removed from its cape-and-tights cousin.”
This week: Cher as proto-Elle Woods, struggling through Emma, class struggle in Emma, and overuse of the word "curmudgeon".
Renegado found a terrible remake in the Walmart bargain bin, but before he can review it, he has to talk about the original: Coming from Australia, this is Marco Polo Junior Versus the Red Dragon.