The Twilight Saga Breaking Dawn Part 2 Review

The end is here for The Twilight Saga film series with Breaking Dawn Part 2 releasing at 10 pm on Thursday November 15.  This is despite the fact that the official release date was November 16.  This was something Summit allowed but they were also strict and said no showings before 10 pm, period. If …

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Hotel Transylvania Movie Review

Hey there.  Looking for a fun filled family flick to catch with the family?  Then look no further than Sony and Columbia Pictures latest animated film, Hotel Transylvania.  I caught this film this weekend and I was pleasantly surprised by the plot and presentation of the film.  Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg team up and …

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May the Odds Ever Be in Your Favor: The Hunger Games comes to DVD and Blu-ray

The Hunger Games movie, if you did not know it, is based on a book of the same name by Suzanne Collins.  The movie is the first of series released in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray August 18.  When released in theaters, The Hunger Games set opening day and opening weekend records for a …

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Hollywood Remaking Movies: Lazy or Out of Ideas?

Is Hollywood truly so out of ideas that they have to remake everything from the last 20-30 years?  With many of the movies which have come out in the last year or so, and upcoming, it certainly seems like it.  Or have directors and writers become so lazy they don’t want to try something new?  …

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Prometheus Review: Ridley Scott brings movie fire to humanity!

  Things I learned watching Prometheus: A very good way to recover from invasive surgery and shock (with a stapled incision) is by running around. Running around a LOT! Relatively young Archaeologists are like the Swiss Army knife of exploration teams. They seem to have a working knowledge about…almost any other science put in front …

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The Avengers Review: Earth’s Mightiest Opening Weekend!

What I learned from Avengers: Why our National deficit is so high and where all the money is going (SHIELD Helicarrier, SHIELD secret weapons, SHIELD secret bases…there is little related to SHIELD in this movie that wouldn’t cost at least a few billion. G. I. Joe wishes they had this kind of operating budget). Bruce …

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Review of The Hunger Games: The Most Extreme Sport Yet

What I learned from The Hunger Games: In film-making, it is perfectly logical to cut from one of the most touching, heartfelt scenes in a movie to one of the ugliest people in the cast for no specific reason. Wasps cannot feel the branch their hive is on vibrating and shaking from the branch being sawed …

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The Smurfs: No doubt the Smurfiest movie of the year!

  Recently saw the CGI animation film titled The Smurfs and there are three things I learned about this movie: Homeless men in bright hats may be wizards in disguise (in New York only) Advertising agents are expected to come up with entirely new campaigns in two days. Gay cowboy film references are perfectly appropriate …

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Movie Review: The Gingerdead Man 3: Saturday Night Cleaver

[easyazon-link asin=”B0051ZG57Q”]The Gingerdead Man 3 “Saturday Night Cleaver”[/easyazon-link] is a comedy/horror film jointly written by William Butler and Muffy Bolding; and jointly directed by William Butler and Silvia St. Croix and stars Jacqui Holland (The UNsocialites), Robin Sydney (The Lost), Peter Stickles (Shortbus), and Kyle Morris (2012: Ice Age) in a film about a murderous …

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Blu-ray Review: X-Men: First Class

[easyazon_image asin=”B004LWZW4C” alt=”X-Men: First Class (+Digital Copy) (Blu-ray)” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51OQD0PF%2BcL.jpg” align=”right” width=”375″ height=”500″] X-Men: First Class is an action/adventure film written by Ashley Miller, Jack Stentz, Jane Goldman, and Matthew Vaugh. The film stars James McAvoy (Wanted, The Last King of Scotland), Michael Fassbender (Inglorious Basterds, 300), Jennifer Lawrence (Winter’s Bone, The Hunger Games (2012)), Rose Byrne …

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DVD Review: BKO: Bangkok Knockout

[easyazon_image asin=”B0051T484E” alt=”BKO: Bangkok Knockout” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51cVP58hn8L.jpg” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”369″] BKO: Bangkok Knockout is a kick-ass, multi-combat action film directed and choreographed by Panna Pittikrai. His film credits include Ong-Bak and Chocolate. This film is about “Team Fight Club,” who quickly find out that an opportunity to get to go make movies Hollywood changes into a fight …

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DVD Review: Troll Hunter

[easyazon_image asin=”B0051T47NQ” alt=”Trollhunter” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51SCh6OZtwL.jpg” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”369″]Troll Hunter (Trolljegeren) is an adventure/comedy/fantasy directed by André Øverdal, and written by André Øverdal and Harvard S. Johansen. The film stars Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, and Knut Nærum in a film where a group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear attacks, but learns that there are more dangerous …

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Blu-ray Review: Better Off Dead (1985)

[easyazon_image asin=”B00511N76C” alt=”Better Off Dead (Blu-ray)” src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51x99bbBwiL.jpg” align=”right” width=”300″ height=”412″] Better Off Dead (1985) is a teen comedy written and directed by Savage Steve Holland. It stars John Cusack, David Ogden Stiers, and Kim Darby in a film about a teenager who has to deal with his girlfriend dumping him, family crises, homicidal paper boys, …

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