The Box Office Season 1 Episode 20 – Immortals

The Box Office Season 1 Episode 20 – Immortals

  Pretty… Very pretty. Tarsem Singh’s forte is making a movie LOOK a certain way, his talents of which were eloquently displayed in The Fall. But, this is his first real foray into the action genre. That’s always dicey. There has been a trend as of late, in giving more Art-House directors chances to tackle […]

The Box Office Season 1 Episode 19 – J. Edgar

The Box Office Season 1 Episode 19 – J. Edgar

  I know an Academy contender when I see one. Basically its a movie that costs millions of dollars, but has no expectation of breaking box office records. Something with a message, but doesn’t need or use action, sex, or violence to disguise it. Its whole point is to preach, or reach, or change they […]

The Box Office Season 1 – Footloose

The Box Office Season 1 – Footloose

So, let me start by saying that Footloose was anything but a bad movie. It truly was watchable, and at least semi-enjoyable. For all you die-hard fans of the original, let me tell you that they kept it true to from… almost exactly. The makers of this film decided to pay homage to the classic, […]

The Box Office Season 1 – The Thing

The Box Office Season 1 – The Thing

Watching this Reboot/Prequel  made me think of only one thing; The original. Well the Carpenter one from the 80s that is. That movie is easily in my top 10 horror films of all time. It really knew how to create a sense of fear and foreboding. A sense that I felt was missing in this […]

The Box Office Season 1 – Ides of March

The Box Office Season 1 – Ides of March

Vote for George! Clooney that is… This is by far the best political movie to come out since Primary Colors (maybe The American President?)… maybe even better. Lets talk story. Now the title would suggest a retake on Shakespeare’s classic “Julius Caser” but it is actually based on the play “Farragut North” by Beau Willimon. […]