Welcome back to Movie Duels, in which we watch two dueling movies and offer our eminently qualified opinion of which film, if any, has a reason for existing, and which one should have been left back at the pitch …
A short while back, I wrote an article comparing the documentaries Trekkies and The People vs. George Lucas. These movies looked at the appeal and devoted followings of Star Trek and Star Wars, the two most famous series in…
So here we are, the third and final installment of the Reboot this! series. And I admit what I’m about to talk about are two dark horses. Of all the franchises I’ve looked at, I think these two have the…
“We can’t send the message that we can be threatened into submission, or that anyone, much less Kim Jong-un, has immunity from satire. ”
AMC grabs Preacher to accompany The Walking Dead
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.
“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.”
'Neighbors' = 'Bridesmaids' + 'Animal House' + Zac Efron's Pecs
Morning Sideboob: Kim Kardashian Wants Us to Believe the Big Wedding Won’t Be Filmed for Profit
Morning Sideboob: People Inexplicably Pay $400 To Get Within Feet Of Avril Lavigne
Morning Sideboob: Lea Michele and Naya Rivera Are Not Making Sweet Music Together on the Set of "Glee"
Morning Sideboob: Britney's Going To Graceland
Come Watch Jimmy Kimmel's Star-Studded Post-Oscars Show Of Terribly Not Funny!
Morning Sideboob: Lady Gaga Will Not Be Performing in Doritos Vending Machine
Morning Sideboob: Shia LaBeouf Just Can't Quit You
In what could be considered a counterpoint to Mr. Mendo's own review, Cheapus takes a look at Donnie Darko, which he happily admits has its fair share of problems (EXPLAIN YOURSELF EVERY ONCE AND A WHILE, WHY DON'T YOU), but he believes the film still has much about it to recommend.
“Mr. Mendo is back to take on yet another overrated indie film: Donnie Darko, the needlessly obtuse story of a schizophrenic boy, the 6-foot rabbit that visits him in the night, and the jet engine that falls on him. Also, there’s some stuff in here about time travel and the end of the world. And Patrick Swayze is a child molesting motivational speaker. This synopsis makes more sense than the movie.”