Review: GI Joe: Retaliation

Greatest American Heroes

THE SETUP: Action figures from the 80s come to life to fight their arch-nemesis (or is this nemisi?), avenge their dead, clear their names, battle ninjas and fight the U.S. president. Hey, they aren’t called “action” figures for nothing. THE THOUGHTS:  I need to get two things off my chest. 1) I grew up with […]

Review: Good Day to Die Hard

John McLane Bruce Willis film

THE SETUP: A cop (Bruce Willis) with astronomically bad luck at being in the wrong place at the wrong time decides to mix it up and go looking for trouble, which happens to be in the shape of his son (Jai Courtney)…and Russia. THE THOUGHTS: Watch the trailer above? Watch it again. Soak up the action. […]

Missed or Forgotten: Barely Brad Pitt

Supporting Actor roles

I know, I know. This Good Film Hunting category is usually reserved for those filmmakers that are either looking back at former glory (Glory…good movie, check it out) or are reinventing themselves so often, it’s nice to be reminded of what they’ve accomplished. Brad, well, he doesn’t really fit in either category. He’s got a […]

Review: Surrogates

Bruce Willis science fiction

A great science fiction concept that never quite goes far enough as a movie.  It’s like the movie is using a surrogate when the real movie would have been so much better. We live in a world where people spend hours on the computer to have more “real” relationships online than they do five feet […]