‘3:10 to Yuma’ (2007): Outlaws, Heroes, and the Trains that Bear Them (Review)

‘3:10 to Yuma’ (2007): Outlaws, Heroes, and the Trains that Bear Them (Review)

3:10 to Yuma is, at the end of the day, one of the movies that I think every young man should be forced to watch….

Pick Six: The Six Best Outlaws in the Movies

Pick Six: The Six Best Outlaws in the Movies

In honor of my recent return to the magnificent Western Red Dead Redemption (Xbox loyalist converting to PS3, and the consequent trophy hunting syndrome, anyone?),…

Pick Six: Six Best Films About Treasure

Pick Six: Six Best Films About Treasure

Who doesn’t love a good treasure hunting flick? I’m not entirely sure, but I’m sure they exist somewhere out there, probably in the same land…

Secret Santa Review Swap: The Blues Brothers- Ries of The CK

Secret Santa Review Swap: The Blues Brothers- Ries of The CK

Our very own Ries writes a review for The Blues Brothers for The CK’s Not So Secret Santa Review Swap (in July). Enjoy: The first…

The Last Of Us: Or, The Backwards Poet Writes In Verse

The Last Of Us: Or, The Backwards Poet Writes In Verse

“A man’s at odds to know his mind cause his mind is aught he has to know it with. He can know his heart, but…

Children of Men: The Future Is Just Around the Corner

Children of Men: The Future Is Just Around the Corner

I’ve recently been battling my way through the emotional bruising that is Sony’s 2013 game-changing game “The Last of Us,” and I thought it was…

Blade Runner: Do You Like Our Owl?

Blade Runner: Do You Like Our Owl?

It opens with fire. The flames bloom out along the center of the screen, red and gold against a midnight world where all the stars…

Planet Terror: Best Damn Barbecue in Texas (Review)

Planet Terror: Best Damn Barbecue in Texas (Review)

I’ve concluded, upon rewatching Robert Rodriguez’s blood boob and balls fest Planet Terror for the umpteenth time, that the reason the film succeeds is because…

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: Or, The Twenty-Something Tango (Review)

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: Or, The Twenty-Something Tango (Review)

What is it with girls and tea? I’ve wondered this for a long time. I never actually asked it out loud – it’s not really…

Second Opinion: 50/50 – Or, A Shakespearean Jester Addresses Cancer

Second Opinion: 50/50 – Or, A Shakespearean Jester Addresses Cancer

Here’s the thing about a film like 50/50. It’s perfect. That doesn’t mean it’s necessarily the best film ever made – that honor, in my…