A Million Ways to Die in the West

Released: Friday, May 30, 2014 [Theater] Oh, Seth. Seth, Seth, Seth, Seth, Seth. . . . . Seth MacFarlane. It’s a name a great many are likely tiring of by now, maybe for good reason, maybe for ones less so. Judge as you will, but I’ve tried to make a case for the guy for awhile. I’mContinue reading “A Million Ways to Die in the West”

Chef

Release: Friday, May 9, 2014 (limited) [Theater] THE USE OF THIS VERY BAD MOVIE POSTER IS INTENTIONAL. IS THIS THE WORST MOVIE POSTER OF THE YEAR? Finding his full-time position as an under-appreciated bodyguard to the world’s most famous egomaniac, Tony Stark, to be a complete chore, Jon Favreau recognizes that the time is now toContinue reading “Chef”

X-Men: Days of Future Past

Release: Friday, May 23, 2014 [Theater] If Bryan Singer’s latest addition to the X-Men chronicle is any indication of the summer of movies that awaits us, by the shortness of Peter Dinklage we are in for a good one! In fact the cinematic event that Singer has recently finished polishing off is one so grandiose it might veryContinue reading “X-Men: Days of Future Past”

Locke

Release: Friday, April 25, 2014 (limited) [Theater] What’s harder to reconcile — the uncertainty and doubt associated with what the future may or may not hold for you, or acknowledging the truth of what’s happened in your past? If you don’t find yourself moved by this kind of prying, existential question, a question that you can almost feel diggingContinue reading “Locke”

TBT: 50 First Dates (2004)

Tragically, yet another Drew Sandler-Adam Barrymore film is debuting this coming weekend — I don’t know, something called Blended, and to help celebrate this simply FABULOUS event. . . . (he says, with the entire jar of sarcasm spilled out all over the table). . . I am throwing it back to 2004, to aContinue reading “TBT: 50 First Dates (2004)”

Godzilla

Release: Friday, May 16, 2014 [RPX Theater] I AM GARETH EDWARDS, HEAR ME ROAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Who? Oh, a nobody, other than the guy who’s responsible for retrofitting the world’s most famous monster for a 21st Century outing. The British director has been in charge of at least one more monster-related movie. It was actually ingeniously titled Monsters. Now,Continue reading “Godzilla”

TBT: Big Daddy (1999)

May is moving on with or without me, and now that I’ve committed to doing Adam Sandler movies this month, I kind of can’t wait for it to be over so I don’t have to be responsible for these posts anymore. I already know several people who question me. I want to make it upContinue reading “TBT: Big Daddy (1999)”

Watermark

Release: Friday, April 4, 2014 (limited) [Theater] I’ve never had to pee so bad in a movie in all of my natural life. . . . Not that I would miss much if I were to step out to find the bathroom. With hindsight, I could even take my time in my quest, perhaps stopping in toContinue reading “Watermark”

Neighbors

Release: Friday, May 9, 2014 [Theater] Oh, there’s a condom on my front lawn; I guess here goes the neighborhood. A young married couple’s dreams of making many a wonderful memory in their first home together are dashed when they learn that a fraternity is moving in next door. Despite said frat house being filled with rowdy,Continue reading “Neighbors”

The Franco Files — #4

Welcome to May, and the fourth edition of The Franco Files! This most recent addition to the site takes an in-depth look at an actor and how that individual helps shape a film in whatever capacity they are able to, whether it be the lead or a supporting role type. Originally I was drawing this littleContinue reading “The Franco Files — #4”