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Anything Nice to Say: Hulk (2003)

It was a dark time. Before Robert Downey, Jr. took his place as Iron Man, Universal tried to bring us the hero we wanted. The Jolly Green Giant. Of course, I’m talking about Ang Lee’s Hulk. Despite an amazing cast, 2003’s Hulk was derided by critics. To this day, Marvel pretends it never happened. Let’s […]

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Anything Nice to Say: The Wolfman (2010)

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 […]

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Anything Nice to Say: Holmes & Watson

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.

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 I’m starting to notice a correlation between long titles and bad […]

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