CAPSULE REVIEW: I don't know where in the spectrum of shitty YA-adaptations you'll find "Divergent" but it belongs in the lowest rung. It's corny, dumb and wafts an air of thinking it's better than you, inspiring and profound. But the only amazing thing with the Divergent series is that the real star to come out of this dreary young adult fantasy hokum is Zoe Kravitz and she is not that great to begin with, but the rest of the cast... ugh.. just rough.
CAPSULE REVIEW: I remember being disappointed with this sequel. It's a totally different animal than the Danny Boyle-directed predecessor for sure but I've come around and appreciate it for being several steps better than most of the zombie-fodder out there. It's also pretty interesting that "28 Weeks Later" is filled to the brim with actors whose careers have taken off considerably since it was released 15 years ago.
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I don't know if "The Oregonian" is well known in indie circles, but it is probably and regrettably unknown to the mainstream public at large, probably even to most genre picture fiends like me. Only 350 people have rated it on IMDB (April, 2013) and the average score there is shamefully low: 3,5. For shame people! I know that IMDB ratings are not "scientific" as measures of a movie's popularity or notoriety but they give a…
TOUGH GUYZ 2: STOP OR MY GRANDPA' WILL SHOOT: I laughed my head off watching this ridiculous movie. But I wasn't particularly amused. It was the type of laughter that villains in bad movies are prone to engage in, dry and sarcastic. Anyway. Every single actor, including the lovely and apparently slumming Amy Ryan seems to be suffering from tetanus. Fiddy Cents seems even more wussier than he uses to, Stallone speaks in somber, three-word sentences that sound like profound…