Stop Movie Franchises Before They Go Bad

Should bad movie franchises contiue

I recently had a conversation on Google+ about Transformers. Yes, it happened. A person was arguing that after the first movie, they should have stopped making more since the quality wasn’t the same. To follow that argument, Godfather, X-men, Spider-man, Underworld, Ghostbusters, Die Hard, Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Matrix, Fast and the Furious and various […]

Good Movies of 2012

List of this year's movies

Another year, come and gone. I love starting a blog with a cliché, explaining to you want time tends to do. And over the last 12 months, there have been some highs, lots of lows and a few re-releases (a lot actually, and all to get more money in new formats for old favourites: Raiders […]

What Makes You Want to See a Movie?

film viewing

The light dims. Usually we’d say the “curtain raises” but we’ve just sat through seven Scotiabank and Telus commercials. The trailers start. After about 15 minutes, you’ve been blasted with about five different mini-movies, all with an attempt to bring you back to the theatre to spend money from our ever-dwindling entertainment budget. Did it […]