Category Archives: Movies

Books/Movies: Some Notes

Wheel of Time For those of you hiding under rocks, you might not be aware that the Epic Fantasy Monstrosity (EFM) Wheel of Time will be coming to a close soon with the publication of the 14th and final novel. … Continue reading

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Star Wars: The Clone Wars

I had the privilege of seeing an advance version of Star Wars: The Clone Wars tonight. I have to say that despite my low expectations, I was disappointed. First off, there was the not-so-subtle relationship between Anakin and Obi Wan. … Continue reading

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The Death of Childhood = "Mama Mia"

Jenn and I went to see Mama Mia with some friends last weekend. The verdict: ack. And that’s “ack ack ACK ACK” of the Mars-Attacks variety; watch this movie and your mind will melt. It’s not bad so much as … Continue reading

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Batman Begins to be Dark

We saw The Dark Knight last Saturday. Verdict: “Very Good, but Traumatic.” Of course, it was traumatic because it was so good. And it was so good because of Heath Ledger. He carried the movie from start to finish and … Continue reading

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"The Breakfast Club"

After a long long long time, I’ve finally watched The Breakfast Club. It was one of my lacks in “classic cinema” if anything made in the 80′s can yet be called classic. My Verdict? So-so. I thought the story was … Continue reading

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"Hancock"

Jenn and I saw Hancock on opening night, yesterday. Short and sweet version: It met expectations (Jenn says it didn’t quite meet her expectations, but close). If you saw the previews, and how could you not if you own a … Continue reading

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"Wanted"

Jenn and I saw “Wanted” this evening. I’m sure our primary motivation to see this was Angelina Jolie, which shows what sort of literary taste we have. Verdict: Not bad, but definitely not good. It’s a bloody action film with … Continue reading

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Bad Movies!

I watched In the Name of the King last night, a movie that I was fully aware was supposed to be horribly bad. I still wanted to see it, despite the reviews, just to say I’d seen it and fully … Continue reading

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Indiana Jones IV: Sucking to New Limits

There are no direct spoilers in this review but if you don’t want to know anything about the movie before you see it, don’t read The short and sweet of this review: “Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal … Continue reading

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"Sweeney Todd"

We watched Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street last night. When we turned it on, the advance warnings came up and one was the movie rating: R for “Graphic Bloody Violence”. Oh my god, they were right. If … Continue reading

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