Movie Review of The Butler

Movie Review of The Butler

If you’ve heard anything about The Butler, it was probably over the controversy of its name. The Weinstein Company, who own the rights to the film and were distributing it, had to change the name because Warner Bros. had a 1916 silent film nobody had heard of with the same name. Hence, “Lee Daniels‘ The […]

Movie Review of Elysium

Movie Review of Elysium

A few years ago, a new director named Neill Blomkamp was given a small amount of money ($40 million) from Peter Jackson that was apparently suppose to go to some HALO video game movie that never happened. The Vancouver Film School grad to0k that cash and made one of the most innovative and cool sci-fi […]

Movie Review of The Wolverine

movie review of the Wolverine

Wolverine has long been one of my favourite comic book heroes. When he’s written well, it’s hard to beat the strength of story: lone warrior in conflict with his animal instincts and the hard decisions he’s often forced to make. (hehe, that was fun to write but a little dramatic). One of the best story […]

Movie Review of Pacific Rim

movie review of pacific rim

I’ve been looking forward to this flick for a while. Guillermo del Toro does some amazing work when it comes to the fantastical: Hellboy, Pan’s Labyrinth…and here he was doing a summer blockbuster movie about robots fighting monsters. If anyone could create a believable world out of this 5-year old fantasy, it was del Toro. So […]

Movie Review of World War Z

Movie Review of World War Z

Max Brooks wrote a pretty great zombie apocalypse book with World War Z. Spanning the globe, each chapter, though separate stories, build on each other to illustrate how different countries, different ideologies and different cultures deal with with a zombie invasion. Very smart and very well told. But how the hell do you make that […]