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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: 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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Physics Optional: Underworld Awakening Review

I have been firmly lodged in the Underworld cult since the first movie. Perhaps it was because I was young and impressionable, but when I saw Kate Beckinsale drop a hundred feet off the roof of some Gothic building in Prague…I suppose you can say you had me at leather trenchcoat. There’s something about her […]

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Breakdown…of a different variety

I wasn’t able to finish reading a book this week. I know. I’m disappointed in myself, too. But, I’m not going to leave you hanging. See, every day, I have a lunch break, and I’ve started watching movies to take up that sweet hour of not staring at a computer. Since I have no book […]

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