Alexander Skarsgard as Tarzan in The Legend of Tarzan

The Legend of Tarzan: Hey, At Least It’s Pretty

Let me spare you the agony of reading this whole review if you’re not interested in The Legend of Tarzan beyond Alexander Skarsgård’s body (I’m not judging. He’s a gorgeous Swedish viking sex god). He doesn’t take his shirt off until midway through the second act. In a movie that’s only 109 minutes long, that’s waaaaay too long to get to the meat, if you will. And the sex scene where Margot Robbie supposedly punched him for animalistic passion? Nicholas Sparks level of vanilla. If you were hoping for dirty panting jungle sex between two really, really beautiful people, you won’t get it. Continue reading “The Legend of Tarzan: Hey, At Least It’s Pretty”

daniel craig and lea seydoux in spectre

Spectre: Daniel Craig Should’ve Left The Bond Franchise After Skyfall

As the threat of shutting down the 007 program nears, thanks to new MI-5 leader, C (Andrew Scott), who wants to equip world intelligence agencies with highly-sophisticated surveillance rather than trained killers, James Bond (Daniel Craig) stumbles upon the criminal organization behind his former foes. Continue reading “Spectre: Daniel Craig Should’ve Left The Bond Franchise After Skyfall”

Django Unchained

Tarantino Adds Another Impressive Film to his List with Django Unchained

The Academy Awards nominations were announced Thursday morning, which I covered here. Django Unchained (which I saw Wednesday) had several nominations, including Best Picture, Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay, Best Cinematography, and Best Sound Editing. Though I must say I’m kind of disappointed that it was overlooked for Best Film Editing, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Hairstyling, and, most of all, Best Director. Continue reading “Tarantino Adds Another Impressive Film to his List with Django Unchained”