Tag: Tom O’Keefe Movie Reviews

Roger Qbert Reviews Disney-Pixar’s TOY STORY 3

Posted: June 18, 2010 at 8:39 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

With the winning streak that Pixar is on, seeing one of their new films is akin to watching your favorite team in the 9th inning of a no-hitter. But when […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “The Karate Kid” starring Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan

Posted: June 13, 2010 at 11:13 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

The first question upon entering the remake of The Karate Kid concerns the casting of Will Smith and Taraji P. Henson) has been transferred to China. When he runs afoul […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “Get Him To The Greek”

Posted: June 4, 2010 at 9:38 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

In Get Him to the Greek, Russell Brand reprises the character of Aldous Snow from 2008’s Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The film isn’t a sequel so much as it is a […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “Splice”

Posted: June 4, 2010 at 9:36 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

In the new film Splice Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley star as Clive and Elsa, rebellious young upstarts in the field of genetic engineering. They are rapidly rising rock stars […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “Shrek Forever After”

Posted: May 21, 2010 at 9:04 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Shrek is back and this time our hero (Mike Myers) is experiencing a midlife crisis of sort. He and his bride, Princess Fiona (Cameron Diaz) are the parents of triplets […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “MacGruber”

Posted: May 21, 2010 at 8:59 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

Saturday Night Live’s contribution to cinema is a spotty one. After the goldmine of the first Wayne’s World, Lorne Michaels seemingly began rushing every character that ever appeared twice into […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “A Nightmare on Elm Street” Remake

Posted: April 30, 2010 at 8:24 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

In the interest of full disclosure, I’ve never actually seen any of the original Nightmare on Elm Street films. I’ve never been much of a horror fan and I typically […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “Kick-Ass”

Posted: April 16, 2010 at 4:02 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

A movie with a title like Kick-Ass is to be judged by one criterion and one criterion alone: the degree to which “ass” was “kicked”. Acting, writing, effects, cinematography? All […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews “The Runaways” Starring Kristen Stewart and Dakota Fanning

Posted: April 9, 2010 at 10:32 pm   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

You know you’re in for a tale of female empowerment when the first frame of the film features menstrual blood. Such is the case with The Runaways, the story of […]

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Roger Qbert Reviews CLASH OF THE TITANS (2010)

Posted: April 2, 2010 at 5:17 am   /   Local, Tom O'Keefe Movie Reviews

The original Clash of the Titans is perhaps best-known as (with my apologies to Harry Hamlin’s abs) the last major work of the master of stop-motion animation Ray Harryhausen. Harryhausen, […]

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