Movies that Ruthless Reviews eagerly anticipates in 2018

Movies that Ruthless Reviews eagerly anticipates in 2018 2017 was a pretty good year for movies. Kevin covered the great, the guilty pleasures and the ugly movies in this thorough review. Team Ruthless also threw in their 2 cents, so we are now turning the page and are looking forward to more of the same […]

My Year in Movies – 2017 Edition

Something smells rotten. Is it just me or does 2017 feel like it has lasted about a hundred years? Between hurricanes, forest fires, racists, sexual harassers, gun massacres, and the systematic destruction of reason, decency, and ethical governing by the elephant party and the worst president this country has ever seen, I’m surprised aliens haven’t […]

NFL Week 17: Holy Hell, is it Really Week 17? Edition

NFL Week 17: Holy Hell, is it Really Week 17? Edition Okay, I will Face the Music. Call It What You Want but remember, I am still the New Kid around here, but damn those Games. Let’s Try It Again. I promise that we Got It (The Right Stuff) and Step By Step we are […]

Gems – Build human intelligence directly into applications

Gems is an innovative new platform for performing microtasks. The potential market for which is huge. The Chinese government alone uses two million workers for its microtasks. It is a market that is growing and companies such as Amazon have their own platform (Mechanical Turk) to complete this work. But for many workers, Mechanical Turk […]

Downsizing

Film Title

Downsizing

Synopsis

Honey, I shrank the movie.

Director

Alexander Payne

Cast

Matt Damon
Christoph Waltz
Hong Chau
Kristen Wiig
Rolf Lassgard
Udo Kier
Ingjerd Egeberg

Downsizing 2 hrs 15 minutes, R for Naked Dudes on Slabs Fair Value of Downsizing? $5.00. Worth a rental, a Redbox. As fun and clever a modernization of Jonathan Swift as can be hoped for. Who is this film perfect for? Alexander Payne’s (Sideways, Election) latest comedy is abundant on whimsy but short on jokes. […]

The Favorite movies of 2017 From Team Ruthless

The Favorite movies of 2017 From Team Ruthless- 2017 was a pretty good year for movies. Oh, there were plenty of movies that sucked, which is a dead solid perfect reality if Will Ferrell is still alive and making movies. He had two stinky turds this year that I won’t even mention. Also, don’t forget […]

Bright (2017) Netflix

Film Title

Bright (2017) Netflix

Synopsis

Will Smith and his reluctant Orc Partner battle Magic, Police corruption and other evil forces

Director

David Ayer

Cast

Will Smith
Joel Edgerton
Noomi Rapace
Edgar Ramirez
Lucy Fry
Happy Anderson
Veronica Ngo
Enrique Merciano
Nadia Gray
Chris Browning

A lady friend of mine suggested that I watch Bright, the latest movie offering by Netflix. After seeing some of the professional reviews, I wondered what I had done to make her hate me. Some critics had panned it as the worst movie of 2017, which is a bold claim when you consider things like […]

The ABC’s of Christmas (2017)

The ABC’s OF CHRISTMAS (2017) Alcohol– Face it, whether it be the vilest Kosher Wine, Grandmas 90 proof eggnog or just the familiar handle of Jack Daniels, you cannot get through this period without it. Besides, its the biggest holiday of the year, so you can get hammered with a minimum of repercussions. Raise a […]

NFL Week 16: The Days Are Getting Longer Again Edition

As if by magic, just like that were back like rebels making trouble, assassins kicking ass on the double. A winning record and an overall winning percentage of 52 subtracting the pushes. No sports book alive is gonna stop us! Eh, or maybe they will. It is a game of chance after all. Obviously I […]

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Film Title

Seven Psychopaths (2012)

Synopsis

No, this is not Star Wars.

Director

Martin McDonagh

Cast

Colin Farrell
Sam Rockwell
Harry Dean Stanton
Christopher Walken
Tom Waits
Woody Harrelson
Linda Bright Clay
Abbie Cornish
Long Nguyen

Two of the best movies that I’ve reviewed at Ruthless are In Bruges and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. Both movies were written and directed by Martin McDonagh, a very talented screen-writer and movie director. When I realized that this genius had another movie floating out there, I rushed to my amazon store and purchased […]