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Writer-director Duncan Jones sadly seems to be joining the ranks of one-hit wonders like Neill Blomkamp, Richard Kelly, and Josh Trank, all of whom burst onto the scene with strong debuts, were quickly declared the new saviors of blockbuster genre…
It’s the holiday season and we’ve got a lot of wide releases to cover this month, so let’s get to it. Our box office gurus this time around are Tyler Peterson, Thomas Ricard, Julie Kushner, Jordon Davis, and Rick Lewis.…
Previously: The post-credits scene of Incredible Hulk implied that we were going to be seeing our first glimpse of the Avengers. Would it be similar to the origin of the team in the comic, which was centered around the hunting…
Cecil thinks Moon is one of the greatest movies ever made.
This episode: Galaxy Quest! Which is to say: belief, placebo, Thermians, Jason Nesmith as totally-not-William-Shatner, and the most affectionate Star Trek parody ever.
“True to the title, the movie does give you cowboys, and it does give you aliens, but not a whole heck of a lot else.”
“I’m constantly getting the feeling I was supposed to study ahead of time for this movie.”
“After an intriguing and bleak opening, the movie nearly turns into the rejected sitcom pilot My Two Sam Rockwells, with the clones having odd couple-type roommate conflicts.”
“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.”