After seven years of waiting, the "Veronica Mars" movie opened at the SXSW festival in Austin on Saturday (March 8). So did the critics like it?
During his introduction of his new movie Chef on opening night of the SXSW Film Festival, Jon Favreau talked at length about how nice it was to be able to make a movie that is personal, to be inspired to make something that didn’t have to appeal to every demographic, as is the requirement placed upon so many blockbusters. Show More Summary
Reviewed by Daryl Loomis Quote: "The ultimate example of not judging a movie by its poster."
"300 Rise of an Empire filled my cup with zany visuals, insanely well choreographed fights scenes and buckets of blood! And I downed it all fervently! Yes, they still make movies for guys now and again: this was one of them! ""The Arrow reviews 300: Rise of an Empire" Read More...
Apparently laboring under the impression that scary movies, like graduation speeches, are best commenced with a quote from Webster’s Dictionary, Haunt essentially begins by defining its lazy, generic title. But here’s the catch: In what...Show More Summary
"Gulaab Gang" is a movie that does women’s empowerment a huge disservice -- it depicts the protagonists as one-dimensional characters; equates justice with mob violence; and would have you believe that the punishment for a heinous crime is to slice off the perpetrator’s body parts.
Wes Anderson’s eighth feature is a clockwork wedding cake, an eccentric caper movie sprinkled with pixie dust, a picture that sends you scrambling for clever metaphors and failing o find them. It’s a movie of enormous charm, thanks to its many fine actors, and it has a serene formal beauty (cinematographer Robert D. Show More Summary
Movie Review Jackie K Cooper "The Bag Man" (Cinedigm Entertainment) In 1998 I watched a movie titled "Very Bad Things." It was a black comedy that was horribly violent and unstintingly hilarious. Of course in my small southern town theater I was the only one laughing. Show More Summary
Post by Jill Baughman. Even though it's March, temperatures are still pretty chilly around these parts. What better way to amuse the family than by going to the movies this weekend (like you have every other weekend)? Mr. Peabody & Sherman...Show More Summary
Reviewed by Mac McEntire Quote: "The worst thing about this movie is how seriously it takes itself."
The premise of Locke sounds, frankly, boring as hell. It’s an 85-minute movie about a guy answering phone calls in his car and getting stressed out about his personal and professional lives. Yet reviews out of Sundance (including Peter’s)...Show More Summary
For most people, “the big picture” doesn’t stretch much beyond their own existence and its impact on the world immediately around it. For particle physicists, it extends in ways that are both vast and incredibly difficult for non-scientists...Show More Summary
The Peabody’s Improbable History shorts, which aired alongside the adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, plainly stated their approach to actual historical events right there in the title. The super-intelligent beagle and his boy Sherman...Show More Summary
Horror movies traffic in the fear of the unknown, and one way to achieve that sense of paralyzing uncertainty is to keep the actors in the dark, both literally and figuratively. The Blair Witch Project famously sent its three leads into...Show More Summary
“Life is all we have, but is it any good?” asks ultimate critic Forrest MacNeil in Comedy Central’s appealingly hilarious new series, “Review.” Instead of reviewing books, movies or — yeesh — TV shows, MacNeil (played by Andy Daly, with perfect deadpan seriousness) takes suggestions from his viewers about what life experience he should tackle next. Show More Summary
The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders, Saturday Night Live's horror trailer in the style of a Wes Anderson movie, is funny not just because it's so stylistically dead-on but also because it's so affectionate. In the nearly 20 years...Show More Summary
Oculus, the horror movie about an evil mirror starring Doctor Who's Karen Gillan, has been getting rave reviews since it hit some festivals last year. And now, here's a trailer that shows why that is, along with explaining a lot more of the movie's plot. Warning: trailer is spoilery! Read more...
Reviewed by Patrick Bromley Quote: "If you can get on board with what the movie is trying to accomplish and accept its offbeat mix of tones, it's a blast."
Not long ago we got two very cool genre films that had very similar stories. They were the British sci-fi film Dredd and the Indonesian action flick The Raid. Some fans think it's obvious that one group of filmmakers stole the "loneShow More Summary
With the new Robocop movie in theaters, I'm sure many people are spending some time with the tie-in game of the same name, Robocop [Free], from Glu Games. I reviewed it a while back and found it to be a bit of a bear thanks to its monetization aspects, but if you're feeling like being Robocop,