Chloe Moretz as Carrie

Carrie: Another Unnecessary Remake

I can’t find any interviews with Stephen King on this Carrie remake. I keep looking, but so far…nothing. The reason I bring this up is because he’s usually very vocal about his book-to-film adaptations. For example, he HATED Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining (I know, right? That movie is a classic).  Continue reading “Carrie: Another Unnecessary Remake”

Chloe Moretz in Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2: Jim Carrey, Rape, and The Sequel

So the first Kick-Ass movie rocked, right? It was one of those movies that took me completely by surprise when I saw it (If I had read the comic, I would’ve been more aware). I thought, “A bunch of nerds playing superhero? This should be funny.” And then it turned out to be a seriously violent reflection of what it means to be a superhero. Continue reading “Kick-Ass 2: Jim Carrey, Rape, and The Sequel”

Movie 43

Movie 43 is About as Funny as Its Title

You know what’s not hilarious? Paying $9 a person for a movie that is so awful that you have to drink away the memories of just how awful it was. I will tell you right now that Movie 43 is one of the worst movies I’ve seen in a while. The last movie I saw that was this bad was The Watch—and even THAT had a more coherent storyline than this movie.  Continue reading “Movie 43 is About as Funny as Its Title”