The Commuter is the movie I hope and pray for when I commit 90 minutes to watching something I know for a fact isn’t going to be “good.” Last week I reviewed Proud Mary and spent a lot of time talking about how frustratingly dull it’s aesthetics were. To me, judging these films based on… Continue reading The Commuter; It’s No Borat, but’s it’s Very Nice!
Sometime last month I was at the theater with my partner (and occasional blog contributor) Liza, and we saw a trailer that comprised solely of Taraji P Henson shooting guns, and performing other action movie tropes. I turned to her and asked, “What do you think that movie is about?” Neither of could come up… Continue reading Proud Mary Doesn’t Live Up to it’s B-Movie Potential
John Wick: Chapter 2 is a modern day take on the classical myth.
I remember the first time I watched XXX (2002) fondly. I was 8 years old when it first came out, a bit too young to see it in the theaters. I saw it sometime after on DVD in Joey Marx’s basement. I remember feeling like I was sneaking something. It’s rated PG-13, but it’s an… Continue reading XXX: Return of Xander Cage Is Candy