“… for any faults that can be laid at its feet, Jackman’s final outing as Wolverine is refreshing and beautiful. It doesn’t try to placate its audience by holding back with the character and, yet again, an ‘R’ rating is a great fit for a genre that seems hell-bent on delivering PG-13 popcorn fare.
With everyone’s minds set on tonight’s Oscar ceremony I figured for once I would sit down and actually type out all of my picks for the winners. Hey there’s a first time for everything, right? BEST PICTURE La La Land ACTOR IN A LEADING ROLE Casey Affleck, Manchester by the Sea ACTRESS IN A LEADING […]
Sometimes, being based on a true story can really hold a film’s potential back. As a necessity to the story itself, filmmakers are forced to maintain certain elements to tell the true-to-life narrative, and when it works out to a great cinematic experience, it’s amazing. When it doesn’t, it’s somewhat sad and a huge waste […]
“… a devastating masterpiece of tragedy that serves to remind us that real life doesn’t always work out the way we want it to, and for that it is completely and totally beautiful.”
“… so much of this feels like he drank a gallon of moonshine and scrawled it out in the throes of alcohol poisoning.”
It is rather telling of the quality and anticipation of a film that gives away free screening passes but still has six people in attendance on opening day; thus was the story of xXx 3: The Return of Xander Cage, the latest entry in the loud and senseless xXx franchise that sees the return of […]
“This utterly lost and nonsensical heap belongs in a garbage can next to a Wal-Mart bargain bin, buried underneath a half-filled Slushie and a case of expired Greek yogurt.”