Anything Nice to Say: Lara Croft Tomb Raider

Angelina Jolie was a bit of inspired casting in 2001’s film adaptation of the Tomb Raider video game franchise. That didn’t stop critics from trashing it, though. With a 20% score on Rotten Tomatoes, we try to find anything nice to say about Lara Croft: Tomb Raider.

Anything Nice to Say: Judge Dredd

We’re back for season two. Did you miss us?

Today, we take on the worst thing to happen to adaptations since Hollywood (that can’t possibly be true) with 1995’s Judge Dredd. Can we find anything nice to say about this Sylvester Stallone masterpiece? Yes. And, it was giant robots the whole time.

An Update from the Abyss

Well, I guess if Evanescence can come up with new material, I should, too.

If you’ve been watching Anything Nice to Say, you may have noticed a rotating set. No, I do not have a house with many rooms. I have moved out of Los Angeles to the Great White North. I started a new job as an assistant brewer in a brewery located in a small town in western Michigan.

As I learn all the ins and outs of the brewing industry, updates are few and far between, but I will get back to more regularity soon.

In the meantime, here’s some delicious content to keep you in the loop.

Anything Nice to Say: Underworld Blood Wars

Kate Beckinsale returns for the fifth installment of the Underworld franchise, a franchise boasting diminishing returns in critics scores. Should you buckle up for this sequel? Or just let me tell you what you missed. We find anything nice to say about Underworld Blood Wars.

Anything Nice to Say: Men in Black International

What’s black and white and…well, that’s it, really. It’s the Men in Black. Sony tried to relaunch one of Will Smith’s most famous franchises while also appealing to an international audience at the same time. But, even the international audiences weren’t interested in this one. We try to find anything nice to say about Men in Black International.

Anything Nice to Say: AXL

A boy, a robot, a dirt bike nemesis with a flame thrower. Axl takes the boy and his dog trope and updates it for the DARPA era. Check out our episode on the Kickstarter project that became a feature film.