What happens when legendary horror filmmaker Sam Raimi joins forces with Gil Kenan, the director of Monster House to remake one of the greatest horror films ever made? A soulless train wreck of a movie. This “haunted house” remake doesn’t come even close to the originality of the 1982 version.
Mince a large cut “Titanic”, without the emotional resonance, tenderize a hunk of “Gladiator”, leaving out all that pesky action and visual pizazz, then season liberally with “Conan The Barbarian”, being sure to leave out most of the gore, throw them all together and bake. Ta-da, you have “Pompeii” – a movie that couldn’t be […]
I’ll admit, before I saw the first Sherlock Holmes film, I was a bit skeptical. I was unsure of how Guy Ritchie would portray Holmes, given his filmography. In the novels, Holmes was skilled as a pugilist and excellent at weapons handling, but it was far from a focal point. Fortunately, Ritchie realized this and, although […]
SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS Opens December 16! Enter to Win Passes to the St. Louis Advance Screening!
Enter for your chance to win a pass, good for two! Sherlock Holmes has always been the smartest man in the room… until now. There is a new criminal mastermind at large – Professor Moriarty – and not only is he Holmes’ intellectual equal, but his capacity for evil, coupled with a complete lack of […]
Click here to read Part 1. Title: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 Directed by: David Yates Starring: Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, Ralph Fiennes Release Date: July 15, 2011 Synopsis: The final adventure of Harry Potter as he attempts to bring an end to his nemesis, Lord Voldemort. Why am I excited: […]
Right now Robert Downey Jr. can do no wrong. He has been on quite a run since his big release Iron Man, but I have been keeping tabs on him since Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang. I was initially nervous about the idea of Guy Ritchie directing Sherlock Holmes, but I loved the 2009 blockbuster so much […]
I think a better title for this episode would have been, “Don and Lane’s Excellent New Years Adventure.” That segment last night was hands down the funniest seven minutes or so of Mad Men in this viewer’s opinion and was a brilliant addition to an already terrific season of Mad Men. But we will get […]