Say what you will about this entry, (I know I'm no huge fan of his) but his creation of Star Wars completely changed Nerdom. Not only were special effects pushed to the limit like never before, but merchandising the property alone had a huge impact. Nerdom became mainstream in a way like never before. With [...]
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TOMORROW NEVER DIES Bond: Pierce Brosnan - 2 tusks I will admit it. I was wrong in my previous review. Brosnan turns in a stronger performance in this one than I had previously remembered. In fact, I liked him better in this one than in GoldenEye. As a character, I wasn't a big fan of [...]
I know, another regular feature is just what we need around here. In the proud tradition of WrestleCrap Radio, I'm all for throwing things against the wall to see what sticks. The idea for this post came from an episode of the Nick Digilio Show from a few months back. Nick and his producer, Andy [...]
In our recent discussion of the latest Indiana Jones movie, CT mentioned that he's no fan of George Lucas. I know we both have stronger feelings about him, but we haven't had many opportunities to riff on that theme over the past year. In short, I think the guy is a hack. Return of the [...]
They don't even know me and yet, Drew Goddard, Matt Reeves, and J.J. Abrams apparently sat down several months ago and decided to make a movie just for me. Cloverfield is what they came up with.BEWARE!! MAJOR SPOILERS AHEAD! DO NOT READ UNLESS YOU HAVE SEEN THIS MOVIE OR DON'T CARE.I'm going to try to [...]
If you've been following this blog, you know that I love Die Hard. I consider it to be the best action film of all time. And it was followed up by a worthy sequel in Die Hard 2: Die Harder and and even worthier sequel in Die Hard with a Vengeance. When I first heard [...]
My friend C-Will recently sent me a link to this article. The question is:You're in a tight spot, it doesn't look hopeful. Who do you want to have with you?a) John McClaneb) Jack Bauerc) Indiana Jonesd) MacGyvere) Lara Croftf) Jason BourneAccording to the article, MacGuyver won the poll. But I think there's a better answer.Initially, [...]
No, not that Last Action Hero.Something that has been on my mind recently is the dwindling pipeline of action flicks and the lack of new action hero stars. In the days of my youth, Hollywood had more big name action stars than Barry White had love songs. My big four would be Schwarzenegger, Stallone, Willis, [...]