Film Review- Insidious Chapter Two

A trite trip through tripe tropes. The parallels to The Conjuring really hold up, another marrowless but riveting medley of the old horror hits. Again we have a well paced mashup of great elements of horror movie classics: there’s Psycho, The Shining, Poltergeist. 100% Recycled classics

The Definitive Ranking of Rocky Fighters

We finally have definitive rankings determined by a prestigious panel of former champs, top writers and the sharpest handicappers from the world of boxing.

Riddick Movie Review

Never get into a fight with a character who has read more of the script than you have.

Pacific Rim Movie Review

Do you like robots fighting giant dinosaurs? That is the only question you need to ask in regards to Guillermo Del Toro’s Pacific RIm.

Film Review: Kickass 2

More violence, less fun. This film comes off like a script written by a third grader that believes that saying the word motherfucker 100 times will magically transform you into Quentin Tarantino.

22 Ridiculous Aussie Rules Football Cards Explained

Aussie football explained for you Yankee folk. It’s not a world game but it should be.

Planes Review

Film Title

Planes

Synopsis

All you need to win is to want it badly enough. Being willing to be reconstructed as an unholy Frankenstein by dubious Mexican chopshops also helps.

Director

Klay Hall

Cast

Dane Cook
John Cleese
Stacy Keach
Teri Hatcher
Brad Garrett
Priyanka Chopra
Julia Louis-Dreyfus
Cedric the Entertainer
Val Kilmer
Carlos Alazraqui

    Rated G, 92 wasted minutes of your life Fair Value Rating of Planes: -$4.50. If I have to sit through a full length recruitment ad for the US Navy, the least they can provide is either a dogfight or a homoerotic volleyball scene. This film had neither. I understand the purpose of Disney’s […]

Elysium Review

Film Title

Elysium

Synopsis

A good solid action movie with plenty of interesting subtext and raging badass in Kruger.

Director

Neill Blomkamp

Whenever he is on screen, Kruger seems as likely to kill his audience as anyone on screen with him. Whether stirring steaks on the braai with his ninja sword or…

The Conjuring

A greatest hits medley of ghost movie tropes, this may be the finest episode of R. L. Stine’s Goosebumps ever made.

Film Review: The Wolverine (2013)

Film Review: The Wolverine (2013)   126 Minutes, PG-13 for atomic devastation, seppukku, miscellaneous Japanese persons getting disemboweled. Fair Value Rating of The Wolverine: $11.50. Wolverine’s the best at what he does- and what he does is stabbing a lot of people.   Director James Mangold’s first superhero flick manages an entertaining midsummer adventure with […]