Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Release: Thursday, August 15, 2013 [Theater] I think the real question here is, "Is it pretentious for the director to include his name in the title of the movie?" Or is it just pretentious to think about this being pretentious? Perhaps I'll address that later Nick addresses this down below in comments, but in the meantime -- … Continue reading Lee Daniels’ The Butler

Olympus Has Fallen

Release: Friday, March 22, 2013 [Theater] Olympus Has Fallen....just short of being a pretty incredible action flick. Undercut by dumbed-down dialogue, unconvincing characters, and a thirst for blood which borders on the Mel Gibson-side of excessive, Antoine Fuqua's latest feature seems interested in only one thing: making Gerard Butler look more of a man than … Continue reading Olympus Has Fallen