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  • Hercules 2014

    ★★★ Watched 24 Jul, 2014 5

    Typically when you walk out of a movie thinking "That was nothing like the trailer at all!" that's a bad sign. The studio had a stinker, the studio knew it, and the studio did whatever they could to salvage it by selling you a bill of goods. In this case, it's the exact opposite: the trailers made HERCULES look terrible, and it's actually a solid B-movie with good action, a great cast, and a sly sense of humor. So what…

  • Lucy 2014

    ★★★ Watched 22 Jul, 2014

    "This is the danger inherent in movies about extremely smart characters: They can only be as smart as the people who create them, and LUCY plays like 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY as reimagined by a pothead college dropout who watched clips of Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece on his iPhone while taking a self-defense class. Equal parts high-minded (or maybe just high) science fiction about the origins and destiny of human consciousness, and low-brow Eurotrash action flick complete with sadistic violence, breakneck…

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  • Edge of Tomorrow 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 03 Jun, 2014 15

    This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop.

    This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop. And every time he redoes something, he learns a little.

    This is one of those movies where a guy is stuck in a time loop. And every time he redoes something, he learns a little. It's also the rare summer blockbuster that is very well-written; funny, smart, and it all…

  • The Paperboy 2012

    Rewatched 19 May, 2013 7

    Worst video game adaptation ever.