Anna Kendrick and Ben Affleck in The Accountant (2016)

The Accountant Is Basically Math Batman

You know those movies where you watch the trailer and expect to see what you saw in the trailer, but then you see the movie and realize “Wow, that trailer did NOT represent what happens in the movie at all”? The Accountant is one of those movies. Continue reading “The Accountant Is Basically Math Batman”

Movie still from Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v. Superman: Is It Really as Bad as Everyone Says It Is?

A beautiful disaster. A very expensive reaction video for Man of Steel. A super-sized bore. Yawn of Justice. These are just samplings of things critics have written about Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice. And while I do enjoy some of the snarky zingers, particularly those directed at Warners Bros for their nearsighted money-grab of a cinematic universe, I don’t totally agree with the reviews. Continue reading “Batman v. Superman: Is It Really as Bad as Everyone Says It Is?”

Justin Timberlake and Ben Affleck in Runner, Runner

Runner, Runner: Sit Down, Justin

I feel like gambling movies are a dying breed. Don’t you agree? There’s only so much you can do with a gambling-themed movie because the concept hasn’t changed in the last 15 years. And that’s kind of how Runner, Runner feels. Like it’s just a copied concept rehashing all of the same characters and plots you’ve already seen. But more on that in a moment… Continue reading “Runner, Runner: Sit Down, Justin”

Argo Is Serious Oscar Bait

I can’t even begin to tell you how many people were asking me whether or not I had seen Argo (and if I’d be reviewing it). This movie is a hot topic right now. Then again, there’s nothing really of this movie’s caliber out in theaters right now for people to talk about. Oh, Paranormal Activity 4, you say? How interesting! I’m sure they’ve never done anything like it before! How about you shut up so I can talk about a really, really good movie instead of your shitty horror film? Continue reading “Argo Is Serious Oscar Bait”