Monthly Archives: April 2013

Pain and Gain Review: Stranger Than Fiction

Michael Bay is the Nickelback of movies.  His films are loud, shallow, overly sexual and generally unintelligent, yet somehow he still manages to pump out hit after hit.  His last few films, the Transformers trilogy, are arguably the peak of … Continue reading

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The Big Wedding Review: A New Low For… Everyone Involved

If you ask most film critics what their absolute least favorite movie genre is, the most common response you are likely to get is romantic comedy.  This of course isn’t to say that there aren’t great romantic comedies out there, … Continue reading

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Scorsese Spotlight: Who’s That Knocking at My Door? (Cinemaniac Reviews)

Today we have another guest review in this ongoing segment courtesy of Alexander over at Cinemaniac Reviews.  Alexander also gave a great review of The Color of Money earlier in this series, which you can find here.  I’d like to … Continue reading

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Amazon Prime Pilot Rankings

Over the past week, I’ve been working my way through the eight pilot episodes released by Amazon.com as part of their new foray into the television production business.  Coming off of the heels of Netlix’s success with their release of … Continue reading

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Place Beyond the Pines Review: Sins of the Father

I had been planning on making this movie the first film I’d seen this year that I didn’t have to based on theater count.  Then, Focus Features decided to give a nationwide expansion anyways this weekend so that particular title … Continue reading

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Spotlight on Scorsese: After Hours (The Cinema Monster)

Today we have yet another entry into my Scorsese Spotlight series, this time from Joey over at The Cinema Monster.  One of the newest sites I follow, The Cinema Monster features a combination of reviews, Top 10 series, award season … Continue reading

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Rorschach’s Top 10 Post-Apocalyptic Movies

In honor of Oblivion‘s release this weekend, I thought it might be fun to take a look at the sub-genre of Post-Apocalyptic movies.  We humans seem to have an undying fascination with our own demise, and over the last fifty … Continue reading

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Two Cents Worth: Who’s Your Favorite Stoner Character?

Marijuana, Weed, Pot, Ganja, Mary Jane, the Chronic, the Sticky Icky; no matter what you call it or what you think of it, there’s no denying that Cannabis has contributed to some of the best comic relief in the history … Continue reading

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Scary Movie 5 Review: Just Plain Pathetic

Of all of the highs and lows of 2013 so far, this is by far the least surprising.  The first Scary Movie was a fun, silly romp that served nicely to my preteen comedy preferences.  Ever since then, things have … Continue reading

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Oblivion Review: Another Day in Paradise

Halfway through the fourth month of the year, things are finally starting to look up as we pass from the doldrums of spring to the excitement of the summer blockbuster season.  So far, 2013 has been a pretty dismal year, … Continue reading

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