Before the idea of a Dark Universe was birthed, Universal wanted to create an updated version of 1941’s The Wolf Man to bring modern make-up and visual effects to the character. Benicio Del Toro, a huge fan of the original signed on to produce as well as star in the lead role. Despite Oscar award […]
Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly take their buddy comedy antics to the most iconic literary characters of all time, Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson. With reports of people walking out of screenings, we attempt to solve the greatest mystery of all by finding anything nice to say about Holmes & Watson.
Gerard Butler is known for his flops. One movie, though, stands out as a film that kicked off a franchise that’s still going strong. We take a look at Olympus Has Fallen. Spoiler alert: Angela Bassett is a national treasure.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]