Category Archives: Genre

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Pacific Rim Review: Salvation Through Jaeger-Bombs

Oh anticipation, thou art a heartless bitch at times.  You fill our hearts with hope and our minds with thoughts of endless possibility, building our excitement to the levels which make disappointment all but inevitable.  From a philosophical angle, this … Continue reading

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White House Down: All Hail President Django

If you were to ask me who my least favorite director is (aside from Uwe Boll, who admittedly has some merits as a human pinata for in, I’d be torn between two people.  One of those people, for obvious reasons, … Continue reading

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The Lone Ranger Review: Disney’s $250 Million Identity Crisis

Before I start this review, I’d love to point out how deliciously ironic it is that so much of the marketing for this film featured a literal Train Wreck.   Over the past five years or so, Disney has pumped … Continue reading

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Rorschach on DVD: Stoker

Earlier this year I announced my goal of seeing every new release to come out this year in 1,200 theaters or more.  Well, the year is now officially half over I’ve basically stayed true to that (Damn you, The Peeples!), … Continue reading

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The Heat Review: Bad Girls Do It Well

It’s no secret that women in comedy have always been a distinct minority.  If you take a look at the past four years, the number of comedies featuring male leads completely dwarfs the number of comedies featuring female leads.  Even … Continue reading

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Despicable Me 2 Review: MINIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Few animated movies over the past decade or so have taken people off guard quite like Despicable Me did in 2010.  The first film made by the fledgling Universal Animation production company, Illumination Entertainment, the combination of the Dr. Horrible-esque villain reversal … Continue reading

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World War Z Review: Citizen Zeke

I’m not going to lie, I’m not much of a book-reader.  I only own two books at the moment that are neither school nor movie industry related.  One of those two books happens to be Max Brooks’ Zombie Survival Guide, … Continue reading

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This Is The End Review: Solid Goldberg

I have a special place in my heart for movies that combine idiocy and brilliance without ever letting you figure out which is which.  In recent years, no pair has managed to do this better than the Apatow gang, aka … Continue reading

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Monsters University Review: We’re OK!!!

*The following  review was posted several months ago on my site, but taken down at the request of the screening party.  Now that the Disney’s review embargo has been lifted, I am now allowed to repost it.* I got the … Continue reading

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Man of Steel Review: Strong as Steel, Cold as Ice

Well, it’s been a long wait but it’s finally here.  After Star Trek: Into Darkness, Man of Steel stood as my second most anticipated movie of 2013 for a variety of reasons.  Of those reasons, not a single one made me … Continue reading

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