Hugh Jackman in Prisoners

Prisoners Doesn’t Live Up to Its Hype

A word of caution. Just because a trailer touts a list of actors with “Academy Award winner” or “Academy Award nominee” attributes doesn’t mean the film is going to be Oscar-worthy. In fact, it often means the production company is trying to bait unsuspecting viewers into thinking this movie is way better than it actually is. Which brings me to PrisonersContinue reading “Prisoners Doesn’t Live Up to Its Hype”

The Butler

The Butler: A Good Movie Weighed Down by An Overabundance of Cameos

Kick-Ass 2 and Jobs tanked this weekend while The Butler claimed the top of the box office. Not surprising, really, considering Kick-Ass 2 was a sequel, Jobs massacred Steve Jobs’ biography, and The Butler had Oprah Winfrey (She doesn’t star in movies that flop. That’s for peasants). But does that mean The Butler is a good movie? Continue reading “The Butler: A Good Movie Weighed Down by An Overabundance of Cameos”

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”