film reviews

Jul 11, 2014

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” Ranks With Best of the Series [REVIEW]

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes isn't just a great movie--it also improves some of other movies in the Apes franchise...

May 23, 2014

“X-Men: Days of Future Past”: 10 Mutants & What They Mean [FILM REVIEW]

We run down the most important (or interesting) mutants in X-Men: Days of Future Past--and add in GIFs, because that's easier than writing...

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May 23, 2014

“Blended” Slices & Dices Memories of Sandler & Barrymore [FILM REVIEW]

If you liked The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates--boy, will you hate yourself for wasting money on Blended...

May 16, 2014

“Million Dollar Arm” Strikes Out With $5 Script [FILM REVIEW]

Slumdog Millionaire meets The Rookie, and both walk away after two hours in a lonely walk of shame...

May 9, 2014

10 Things Guys Need To Know About “Neighbors” [MOVIE REVIEW]

Neighbors hits the multiplexes this weekend as a big surprise on the level of This Is The End–meaning a seemingly...

May 2, 2014

“Amazing Spider-Man 2”: 10 Things Guys Need To Know…

Amazing Spider-Man 2 is in theaters now, and–well, it’s not as bad as the first Amazing Spider-Man. We don’t have...

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Apr 25, 2014

“The Quiet Ones” Turns Quiet Intensity Into Boring Horror [FILM REVIEW]

It's tough to make a serious-minded, frightening horror movie--so The Quiet Ones embraces its PG-13 rating and lulls you to sleep...

“Transcendence” Bows Down To Computer Overlords In Style [FILM REVIEW]

Johnny Depp takes over cyberspace and heads on to the world in Transcendence--for a dire cyberpunk future that'll freak you out with great storytelling...

Apr 18, 2014


Was it just us, or did this week seem especially long? It seemed long to us. But now we’ve got...

Mar 28, 2014

“Noah” makes the Great Flood a grating dud [MOVIE REVIEW]

Noah offers lots of beautiful imagery--but it's water, water everywhere, and not a stop to think...

Mar 28, 2014

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Mar 19, 2014

“Divergent” Heads Straight Into Dull Teen Territory [FILM REVIEW]

It's the latest would-be trilogy in the YA Adaptation Sweepstakes--and this is one plodding tale of futuristic frat gangs..

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Mar 7, 2014

“300: Rise of an Empire” Sinks and Stinks [MOVIE REVIEW]

300: Rise of an Empire tries to launch an empire that'd be better off with a tactical retreat...

Feb 28, 2014

“Non-Stop” Stalls In Mid-Air, Nosedives From There [MOVIE REVIEW]

Non-Stop offers plenty of suspense--as you wait to see just how bad the movie can get after the first 30 minutes...

Feb 14, 2014

‘About Last Night’ is as forgettable as a hangover [MOVIE REVIEW]

Kevin Hart can't get the audience to ride along for another good time at the movies this Valentine's Day...