Monthly Archives: April 2013

Mud

Mathew MCconaughey in “Mud” Considering that Mathew MCconaughey hasn’t been involved with a major production since The Lincoln Lawyer hit theatres in early 2011, its no surprise really that he has fully embraced the independent film route. He has yet … Continue reading

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Pain and Gain

  Dwayne Johnson, Mark Wahlberg, and Anthony Mackie in “Pain& Gain”  Michael Bay is known for directing over-the-top action movies and the occasional eye-opener like Pearl Harbor. However, he has never directed a comedy and now we know why. With … Continue reading

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Marvel’s The Avengers

From Left Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Robert Downey JR, and Mark Ruffalo in Marvel’s The Avengers If you were to take the story of The Dark Knight (2008) and make it less sophisticated and not nearly as complex … Continue reading

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Defiance

Grant Bowler and Stephanie Leonidas in Syfy’s Defiance Considering that Syfy has put all sorts of money and time into the advertising alone on this series and not to mention a video game that spans all of the current generation … Continue reading

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Witness

Harrison Ford and Lukas Haas in Witness An Amish mother (Kelly McGillis) and son Samuel (A very young Lukas Haas) were on their way to visit family in upstate Pennsylvania, stuck in a train station and waiting for a delayed … Continue reading

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BUBBA HO-TEP

Bruce Campbell and Ossie Davis In BUBBA HO-TEP It was ten years since Sam Raimi’s Army Of Darkness ended with a bang and on a strong salute to The King, and by King I mean the one and only Elvis … Continue reading

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Evil Dead

Jane Levy In Evil Dead It seems like the popular thing to do today is remake horror films from the 80’s. However, I question why this was re-done because Raimi’s originally produced independent horror flick was a fantastic by-the-book horror … Continue reading

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Continuum

Rachel Nichols and Victor Webster in Continuum Continuum, which airs on the Canadian network Show Case and has since been imported for American audiences on SYFY, may have been the smartest decision NBC Universal has made for the network in … Continue reading

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Snow White and The Huntsman

Chris Hemsworth and Kristen Stewart in Snow White and The Huntsman Snow White and the Huntsman is one of those movies you’d wish was simply never made.  What starts out to be a potentially good movie, suddenly becomes garbage within … Continue reading

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Straw Dogs (2011)

James Marsden and Kate Bosworth in Straw Dogs Straw Dogs is nothing new, despite how original the trailer makes the movie look.  This film is not only inspired by, but is actually a remake of Sam Peckinpah’s original film which … Continue reading

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