Two new documentaries — one a shrewdly incisive work of journalism, the other a delicately elegant tale of injustice and friendship — tell all-but-forgotten histories of Black America. Of America.
This low-budget science-fiction film has an ambition that exceeds its reach, and has nothing to surprise the self-respecting geek a movie like this one is aimed at.
Like a movie from the world of Watchmen: cold, cruel, borderline incoherent in its testosterone-fueled rage, misogynist, paternalistic… fascist, even.
Someone loves his crotchal area.
Stuff I found on the Net today (and one from yesterday).
Like a Comic-Con cosplay event gone horribly wrong, this poor excuse for an action comedy has nothing to say beyond a few expletives and nothing to offer but a shocking lack of appreciation for its own awful irony.
In recent years, nothing has blown me away the way that Watchmen’s opening sequence does: it brilliantly sets up the alternate reality the story takes place within…
It appears that His Gorgeousness Patrick Wilson is appearing in the upcoming and gotta-be-appalling movie about Jason Bateman’s semen. Which should mean that I will be able to refrain from going on a shooting spree while the movie is in progress.
This is the metric by which I ended up measuring *Iron Man 2*: By the time it was over, did I actually *want* to see it again this weekend with my geek gang? And the answer ended up being Yes…
Awww. It’s a year in the lives of four babies from around the world. How the hell cute is Babies (opens in the U.S. and Canada on May 7; no U.K. release date has been announced) gonna be, anyway? George A. Romero has yet another zombie movie in the offing for us: Survival of the … more…