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“It feels like there’s no reason for this movie to have even been made, apart from the first film becoming a cult hit, and comic book adaptations now being even bigger business than they were in 2005.”
“Holy crap, $50 million and Coke couldn’t even get their own product plugged in this movie? No wonder they sold off the studio.”
Does the legend of Robin Hood work with talking animals and recycled animation?
“This film has an even more misleading title than Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan.”
“Cobbling together a new product from pieces of old ones is not ripping off per se, but it can be derivative.”
“At less than a minute in, this movie’s plot has ground to a halt, which is quite an accomplishment, considering it has no plot.”
Han! Leia! Anakin! Padmé! Shipping and love stories and romance, oh my!
The first entry in the long running Full Moon series. Some great stop motion animation and a fun story.
“I can’t tell what’s funnier here, the random violence against women, or Lyle being a gay basher. Either way: comedy gold!”
“The Delta Force is so brazen in its jingoism, so earnest in its desire to entertain, and so unencumbered by aesthetic taste or good judgment that you can’t help but admire it.”
A look into the production of the comic book film Spawn.
Count Jackula reviews Jesus Franco's classic, erotic film about a voluptuous vampiress who really knows how to suck, Female Vampire.
“Even putting aside the absurd notion of a presumably devout Muslim woman flashing her tits in public, I really can’t imagine who thought this was funny.”
“Based on the critical reception for this movie, and how utterly unoriginal and forgettable it is, I would be appalled, aghast, and amazed if Fox didn’t finally surrender the rights back to its rightful owners.”
Keira Knightley! Not-so-respectable Bennets! Gratuitous bare-hand contact! And period films for people who don't know anything about period films.
Sentient cockroaches? Nope.
“Daniel Craig’s Bond carries a considerably larger burden of expectations than his predecessors ever did. To that problem, I submit the following solution: Kill James Bond.”
You try and tell a Hollywood actress she can't play a high schooler any more. Go ahead, we dare you. Yeah, we didn't think so. And thus we get Wet Hot American Summer: First Day of Camp: The Series.
“All that’s left now is to quickly get to the obligatory big battle sequence where the movie throws as many guys with guns into the frame as possible, and they all stand around shooting at each other long enough for us to finally end this damn thing.”
A look at the 2009 thriller Knowing.