reviews of ‘Watchmen’ embargoed! or not!

Dunno if you’ve heard, but apparently there’s a little superhero movie opening all over the world this Friday name of Watchmen. You’d think teh Interwebs was nutso over comic book movies or sumthin’, cuz everyone’s falling all over themselves to be the first geek to post a review of the movie. If you’re a geek … more…

Oscar after party

My luck at predicting the Oscar may not have been so hot this year — though I’m not sure it ever is — but I did get one thing sorta right. I said over at Film.com on Friday that if there was going to be an upset this year, it would be in the Best … more…

why no ‘Harry Potter’ this fall?

By now you’ve probably heard that Warner Bros. has pushed the release of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince back from this coming November to July 2009. The reason (as noted at Film.com) has to do with the writers’ strike, according to Warner Bros. CEO Alan Horn: Our reasons for shifting Half-Blood Prince to summer … more…

Training Day (review)

It takes a wolf to catch a wolf, says Los Angeles narcotics detective Alonzo Harris. All us little sheep need a wolf on our side to protect us from the other wolves. But shouldn’t we be afraid that “our” wolf might turn on us one day, and even if he doesn’t and keeps the dangerous wolves at bay, isn’t it only wolves who win in the end?