ScarJo In The Shell

A large, very vocal population of rightly concerned people have been loudly pointing out that Hollywood has a tendency to cast white actors in the roles of minority characters. This is a brand new practice that started just… Read More

Deadpool

I’m not an X-Men fan and never have been. I remember reading the comics only occasionally when I was a kid and I have seen only two of the movies (neither of which made much of an impression… Read More

It Follows

I know I’m a little late coming to this party but I don’t see many horror movies in the theater because no one I know will go with me and there’s something supremely creepy about a grown man… Read More

Saying Uncle

As a James Bond fan, I’ve always preferred my spy thrillers to be both humorous and thrilling. Having spent the war in Naval Intelligence, Ian Fleming understood that actual spy craft is a 90/10 mix of tedium and… Read More

Space Station 76

This is one of those movies where a thumbs up/down review doesn’t work at all. Not because the movie is uneven but because it’s complex. As a matter of fact, I don’t think I truly understood the limitations… Read More

Litmus Test

First of all, never be stupid enough to use a litmus test for the people in your life. I know you wouldn’t cross the street to spit on a member of the opposing political party if their guts… Read More

Hysterical

One of the things I really miss about the old 1930s horror films is that one scene were someone completely loses their shit on screen. I’m talking about the scene in The Mummy where a shadow falls over the… Read More

You’ve Got To See This

The other day, I heard someone ask the question, “What was the first movie you realized was bad?” and it got me thinking. When you’re a kid, just going to the movies is a treat. Your friends will… Read More

American Ultra

@Genrist Bottom Line: Go see this movie. There are a lot of people working in Hollywood right now but there are only a few who are having any fun. They’re the ones who remember what it was like to… Read More

Remakes Redux

I talked previously about how much better the remake of Dredd was than the original Judge Dredd so I thought I’d swing back around and point out how that’s not normally the case. Let me just drop some… Read More