Movie 43

Release: Friday, January 25, 2013 (limited) [Theater] Two or three months' worth of frenzied anticipation. . . . . for THIS?!?! What a waste of my time, and of an excellent cast! As if the audience reactions (or lack thereof) aren't enough to drown this gross-out "comedy," then we've gotta think bigger: how the heck are … Continue reading Movie 43

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A Beer Tale

Release: Wednesday, July 4, 2012 [Redbox] I've gotta admit, this film would have been INFINITELY cooler had the stars and makers of the movie actually been involved with Left Hand Brewing Company. A Beer Tale -- a film about as substantial as Natty Ice, Coors or Busch Light -- is written, directed by and features Lee Roy Kunz. It … Continue reading A Beer Tale

Safe

Release: Friday, April 27, 2012 [Redbox] Oops. I just got caught in the trap, too. Something about Jason Statham is still attractive (no, not like that) but when the film he's starring in turns out to be yet another mediocre DVD box that helps to make his collection stack a lot taller than other action stars … Continue reading Safe

The Words

Release: Friday, September 7, 2012 [Redbox] For The Words, really, I have no words. Or positive ones, anyway. This was a silly film that I just wasted my time on, and that's being really generous. I thought, hey, a Bradley Cooper film with Olivia Wilde; should wind up being an interesting pair. Long story cut short, … Continue reading The Words

Not Fade Away

Release: Friday, December 21, 2012 (limited) [Theater] Forgive me for being a snob, but any movie that is complete with a definitive 60s soundtrack, setting, and thematic overtone; and is also named after a Buddy Holly classic, well that just has to be good. . . .right? Wrong. David Chase's step into features, since his successful television … Continue reading Not Fade Away