Despite not being so technically flawed, this film represents everything wrong about corporate Hollywood and what has become an ultra-generic genre that circles around the same directors and pseudo-awkward actors. It's been done before, and better might I add. But saying that, it's not terrible overall, so this is why they keep making them I guess?
Into The Abyss (2011) Review
The reason why I was interested in “Into The Abyss” was the poster. I had little to no idea what it was about, only that Werner Herzog was the director and that was enough for me. Expectations can be the saving grace for a film, but also the worst thing for it. Going into this I had expected the same documentary style from another of Werner’s films “Grizzly Man” and it wasn’t that far off,…
Cedar Rapids (2011) Review
Ed Helms stars as pretty much himself under the pseudonym “Tim Lippe” in yet another middle aged coming of age story. Tim Lippe is an underwhelming, underachieving and overly understanding Midwestern insurance salesman. Blander than Due Date, not as funny as Old School and much less inventive as Role Models. Unless you’re the stereotypical office working middle american that would be able to identify with Tim Lippe, you’ll probably find it hard to think this film…
If you get the chance to see Hesher, do it.
I’m not really sure how to describe it in order to do it justice so you might want to watch it yourself. It’s certainly a bizarre film, you’ll find yourself dumbfounded as to what is happening at the start, however the greatest thing Spencer Susser did for me with “Hesher” was doing one of the best jobs of allowing unconscious suspension of belief I’ve seen. I was fully engrossed in…