Movie Review Category
In 2020, I started a YouTube channel called Anything Nice to Say. The idea was to watch the movies that no one liked, the movies everyone thought were bad, but had never actually seen. I’m a pretty critical person. The origin story for quite a few writers is that they, once upon a time, read […]
The works of Edgar Rice Burroughs, author of Tarzan, has seen a number of adaptations over the years, but it seems like none so maligned as John Carter. Estimated losses on the movie was $200 million, making it one of the biggest flops of all time. But, just because it was a flop was it […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 […]