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 […]

Movie Trailers – Then and Now

movie trailers

Every once in a while, there won’t really be a movie that piques my interest enough to shell out my dollars (sorry, Kate Beckinsale/WhiteOut and Sandra Bullock/lame stalker romcom).  So when this situation occurs, I’ll muse about the industry or try to come up with some entertaining angle. *Speaking of which, if you haven’t answered […]

Review: Extract

Jason Bateman and Mila Kunis in a Mike Judge film

Do you ever feel like you should like a movie more than you do?  Whether it’s the guy belly laughing in the front row that almost drowns out the audio or the girl behind you who feels the need to repeat what just happened to reinforce to herself how funny it was.  Oh yeah, that […]

Review: District 9

Aliens living in ghettos rebel

If you see only one alien immigrant apartheid fake docu-drama this year, it’s got to be District 9. District 9 is a fun, far more action-oriented movie than I was anticipating.  Populated by no-name actors (well, not to their moms) and directed by a VFS drop-out, this is probably one of the better summer movies […]