Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "Could be and should be a no-fail concept. But fail they did. Hoo boy, did they fail."
Reviewed by Jim Thomas Quote: "Sheer fiction, but nonetheless a compelling hypothesis."
There's an odd correlation between cineplex screens and toy-store shelves these days. The movies-being-turned-into-toys-being-turned-into-movies cycle is hardly a 2014 revelation. But, with Michael Bay's most recent Transformers movie scraping the well in search for content, it finally felt like that synergistic cycle was a foregone conclusion. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Bill Gibron Quote: "It's supposed to be a comedy. A dark one. A black and bleak slice of satiric humor...except, there is nary a joke to be found."
What the hell is wrong with these people?
Reviewed by Dawn Hunt Quote: "The perfect fit for someone who prefers their crime solvers not to rely on forensics."
Reviewed by David Johnson Quote: "I admire the movie's simplicity. Not once does it ever feel like it's trying to be anything more than a simple action romp."
The purpose of this roundup is to put the highlights of all things Star Wars from the last week in one location. If you read this each week, you should be able to converse fluently with any Star Wars fan on everything from the latest Star Wars: Episode VII developments to the latest toys. And maybe you'll even share with them something that they might have missed.
Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "There is a ton of interest in the cross of war film and horror movie."
Although we mentioned his tenuous involvement in the The Crow remake this morning, it's time we focus on another movie he is attached to, namely the action-thriller Free Fire from his High-Rise director Ben Wheatley and Protagonist Pictures.
In case you hadn't heard, James Franco is directing and starring in an adaptation of Zeroville, the 2007 novel of the same name by Steve Erickson. The story follows a naive, alienated young man who moves to Hollywood in the 1960s, driven...Show More Summary
Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "Not a film suffering from the problem of being a great story but a bad documentary."
Movie fans have been rallying for a female-fronted superhero movie. Yet even though Marvel had Black Widow locked and loaded, and Scarlett Johannson totally game, the studio dragged its feet. Now DC is looking to beat Marvel to it, bringing us Wonder Woman with Gal Gadot in 2017. Show More Summary
With Devil’s Night just around the corner, now seems as good a time as any to check on The Crow reboot that’s been brewing for the past couple of years. In a recent interview, producer Ed Pressman revealed that the revenge thriller (which he describes as the “anti-Spider-Man”) was aiming to shoot early next year. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Michael Nazarewycz Quote: "Equal parts coming-of-age story and band-on-the-rise movie, and those equal parts are the best parts."
Reviewed by Bill Gibron Quote: "For every moment of meaningful drama, there's a lot of droning speeches to "suffer" through."
My own personal Oktoberfest continues, only instead of beer and delicious food, I’m diving headfirst into horror, which sounds kind of unpleasant, come to think of it. Fortunately it’s movies instead of, you know, real-life terror. Anyway,...Show More Summary
"Low Down" is a very good jazz movie and a very good heroin movie, if indeed there's much practical difference between the two modes—and perhaps there isn't. From "The Man with the Golden Arm" through "Bird" and "Mo Better Blues," jazz...Show More Summary
Variety is reporting that ABC Studios is in development on a "The Phantom of the Opera" musical series from "Desperate Housewives" creator Marc Cherry that will NOT be affiliated with the long-running Broadway musical by Andrew Lloyd Webber.