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TMNT is a fun, surprisingly dramatic firecracker of a flick that brings the Turtles into the 21st century in a vivid, and very creative manner.
The rumors are true, after you see this movie you will want to fight someone. Anyone. This film is that effective. A gory, but glorious masterpiece.
There are some cool special effects sequences, and if you’ve ever read Marvel Comics it is a treat to see Ghost Rider whip his chain around and ride his flaming motorcycle on-screen, but beyond that there is nothing redeeming here. Like Joel Schumacher, Mark Steven Johnson should never be allowed near another comic book adaptation ever again.
Pan’s Labyrinth is a serious metaphorical commentary on the atrocities that war can inflict on the innocent, and there can be no denying that Del Toro has crafted a true masterpiece.
Not to say that Smokin’ Aces is a bad movie, it’s actually a lot of fun, but it’s a meal that suffers from too many cooks dropping things in the pot and one very unpalatable ingredient that overwhelms the entire dish.
Nolan delivers an enthralling, suspenseful, mysterious glimpse into the world of stage magic; with all the deception and secrecy that goes along with it.
Well, I just saw Snakes On A Plane, and it may very well be the greatest movie ever made. Seriously. It’s that damned good.
Bryan Singer has given us all a film that can make you feel nine years old again, sitting in front of the 19″ Zenith with a red towel wrapped around your neck, waiting to see Christopher Reeve’s beaming smile as he swooped in out of nowhere to rescue Lois from the crashed helicopter.
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While I am still reveling in my blind love and euphoria for Joss Whedon’s magnificent superhero spectacle, I did pause to think of six things that I would like to see if he decides to get behind the lens of the sequel:
I realize that a “Top Ten Best Movies of 2011” list isn’t exactly timely at this point, but I blame the movie studios for releasing approximately 437 films during the last two weeks of December, several of which I’m certain would’ve made this list had I had time to actually go see them.
Was 2011 a great year for film? Well, yes and no. It certainly was much better than last year’s crop of freshly-laid turds, many of which made me question my continued desire to live on a planet that allows January Jones to have a lucrative TV and movie career.
The oversized LCD numbers of the alarm clock which read 4:21. Their eerie green radiance mocked me as I dragged myself, zombie-like, out of bed and into the shower. As the hot water splashed on my face, I had to put all thoughts of royal suicide and lack of decent sleep behind me, because today was no ordinary sit-in-a-cublicle day. Today I was going to my first “major” Con, and my first Con as a member of the Geek Press. Today was New York Comic Con 2011 day.
erhaps I’m biased, but as a child growing up during this amazing time, I feel our monsters, starpilots, commandos, robots, and superheroes were simply the best toys ever made. Here’s a look at ten of my personal childhood favorites.
Even the most grim, ultra-realistic depictions of caped and cowled avengers feature head-scratching scenes, moments, gags, one-liners, and hell – even entire sub-plots – chock full of idiocy. Here then, is a look at ten of these incredibly ridiculous moments in comic book movie history.
The bullies of 1980’s teen cinema were sadistic karate masters, intolerant rednecks, and drunk fraternity clods out to make life a living hell for innocent movie protagonists just looking to find acceptance in a new town or win a woman’s heart. Here then, is our look at ten of the biggest pricks in 80’s movie history. Assholes, we salute you!
On a sweltering July Friday, yours truly and two of my best GLA staffers drove about 45 minutes south of The Legendary Hall of Virginity to scope out and file a report on ConnectiCon, one of the largest fan conventions in the Northeast United States. The ConnectiCon draws an estimated 8,000 cosplayers, gamers, manga/comic readers, action figure collectors, and Sci-Fi fans every year over the course of a three-day run time to its enormous, bright, and clean facilities at the mammoth Hartford Convention center.