In a totally unsurprising move, Alex and Phil disagree about a Marvel movie. Also, Alex interviews award winning screenwriter Paul Laverty.
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Just as ‘Something in the Air’ focuses on a generation of cultural unrest, we look at how ‘Iron Man 3’ paints its geek-centric society.
‘The Avengers’ is a funny, balanced, and ambitious movie that at least attempts to leave the viewer with something more.
Phil Kollar joins Alex this week to continue the never ending discussion about super hero movies.
The phrase “best superhero movie of all time” has been tossed about this night.
The trailer features a lot of CGI and famous actors mugging for the camera, but it also has some elements that get me excited.
The five worst films of 2010, the most overrated, underrated, and my guilty pleasure awards are all given out in the first Year in Review entry.
Zodiac is a cinematic masterpiece that is wildly entertaining, historically accurate, and a study of the dangers of obsession.
In a rarity for summer action movies I wish ‘Iron Man 2’ would have given me more talking.
‘Iron Man 2’ screened to a small audience last night and the early reviews are less than kind to the man in the metal suit.
‘The Blind Side’ abridged, Downey, Jr. headed to Oz, Bordwell’s take on ‘Shutter Island’, ‘I Am Love’ trailer, and more!
Grade: C The Hollywoodization of Inspector Sherlock Holmes is complete. The new version of the intellectual detective is a brawny ladies man who thirsts for physicality as much as he longs for truth. He doesnâ€™t just stroll around sleuthing with a magnifying glass â€“ he enters bare knuckle boxing matches and â€œoutwitsâ€ his opponents. The […]
Grade: A The darker side of Los Angeles is revealed in Robert Altmanâ€™s ensemble film Short Cuts. The film is a collection of Raymond Carver short stories with an all-star cast that includes seasoned veterans like Jack Lemmon and stars who were relatively new to the game like Julianne Moore and Andie MacDowell. The film […]