Anything Nice to Say: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

What's the deal with the heroes in a half-shell? Michael Bay's take on the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles franchise started off rocky with pre-production leaks and backlash to casting choices. Concept art and a leaked script didn't help matters and the movie seemed doomed to fail before the teaser trailer even dropped. That doesn't mean… Continue reading Anything Nice to Say: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)

Anything Nice to Say: Tron: Legacy

Tron: Legacy may not be the best movie, but it's definitely a work of art. The combination of the visual aesthetic with Daft Punk's soundtrack is outstanding. Here are some of the nice things I had to say about the sequel to 1982's Tron. https://youtu.be/MjtzC1WfJlA

Anything Nice to Say: Godzilla (1998)

The American Godzilla of 1998 might not be the best Godzilla (in fact, it's not canonically recognized) but it IS the best Godzilla with Jean Reno in it. Also, it's basically a by-the-numbers Roland Emmerich film. See if I could find anything nice to say about Godzilla. https://youtu.be/DCmVvkhrA3o https://youtu.be/DCmVvkhrA3o

Anything Nice to Say: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Poor Dr. Jones. Harrison Ford is getting older, guys. Let him be. What are the criticisms for the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull? This episode of Anything Nice to Say, I take a look at the tried and true tropes that made Indiana Jones the character we know and love. See what works (and maybe… Continue reading Anything Nice to Say: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

Anything Nice to Say: Johnny Mnemonic

Keanu Reeves stars in this Dolph Lundgren-career-killer based on a short story by William Gibson. It dropped all the names and the ball. We took a second look at Johnny Mnemonic and embraced the bizarre. https://youtu.be/l1bH5GcKZhc

Anything Nice to Say: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen

Here's episode 6 of Anything Nice to Say featuring the classic career-killer The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen. 7 Gentlemen 3 Dead careers 1 Forced Retirement All steampunk. Take a look at this week's episode of Anything Nice to Say: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen https://youtu.be/OMpHfON1tvI I'm starting to notice a correlation between long titles and… Continue reading Anything Nice to Say: The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen