January 24, 2013 4 Comments
Ack! Ack! Ack! Ack Ack Ack! Ack!
One movie a day until the reel change happens.
July 23, 2012 7 Comments
Tim Burton is a director that I seem to be torn between liking and hating his work. I think he is currently stuck in this MOMA exhibit of a career where he just takes old properties and adds a veneer of Gothic, Hot Topic look and makes Johnny Depp dress up in weird clothes and acts frilly. He does the same thing again and again, which gets tiring to watch as he can make amazing movies without having to resort to the old stable of characters, thematic elements, familiar score and overly gothic imagery.
Today’s film proves that he can evolve and present us something amazing and unique, while still retaining what makes him the director that we are familiar with. Big Fish is a film that manages to take all the familiar tones of a Burton film, but present in a way that blends all those elements together to tell a beautiful narrative with a Southern, Gothic fantasy twist that lends well to his talents.
April 23, 2012 2 Comments
Let’s be honest, summer movie season starts earlier every year much like Christmas shit is put up in stores in September. Now I think it is because there is some sort of secret society that is forcing Christmas, X-Mas, Holiday whatever to start earlier and earlier as a consumer plot to rid of us our money. Whatever, but Hollywood is taking a page out of their books and starting to release big budget flicks in May to start the foaming of the rabid fanboy mouth early. So I am here to give you the rundown what will be the good stuff you should come May, June, July and August. And by good stuff, I mean the shit I think is worth seeing, also some picks that you should avoid.
This first go around, is the May flicks. So prep your wallet for some movie watching.