House of Cards Season 2: Hail to the Spacey (Review)

House of Cards Season 2: Hail to the Spacey (Review)

(ATTENTION: This review contains spoilers. You have been warned.) Netflix series House of Cards has perhaps received as much publicity for the way it’s empowered its…

Pick Six: Most Popular Films of the 1980s

Pick Six: Most Popular Films of the 1980s

I’ve often wondered; what is the most popular and beloved film of the 1980s? It’s trickier to answer than one might think. You can’t go…

The Trailer Park: “The Zero Theorem” (2013)

The Trailer Park: “The Zero Theorem” (2013)

The weirder Terry Gilliam’s movies are, the better they tend to get. Just look at Brazil, Twelve Monkeys, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Brothers…

“It’s Bad for Ya!” (2008): George Carlin’s Relatively Biting Finale (Review)

“It’s Bad for Ya!” (2008): George Carlin’s Relatively Biting Finale (Review)

The late, great George Carlin did snark like no one ever could. Even as he grew older and gradually morphed into an old man (or…

Film Review: Ender’s Game

There is more than a little controversy around Ender’s Game, a big budget adaptation of Orson Scott Card‘s landmark science fiction novel. The biggest hubbub…

Film Review: Ain’t Them Bodies Saints

Few films this year have a more impressive primary cast than David Lowery‘s ’70s-set modern quasi-Western drama Ain’t Them Bodies Saints. But a trio of…

Film Review: Rush

The latest film from Ron Howard comes with a disclaimer from the director and writer: “This is not a Hollywood movie”. Formula 1 drama Rush…

Trailer Verdict #30: Jurassic World Pitch Trailer Only Lacks T-Rex in F-16s

Well, that didn’t take long. We just found out that the fourth Jurassic Park film will indeed be named Jurassic World. If you’re having reservations…

Trailer Verdict #29: Gravity Stuns (Plus Photo Gallery)

Alfonso Cuarón is one of those directors who doesn’t do anything half-arsed. Since 1991, he’s only directed 6 full-length films, each seemingly more ambitious than…

Trailer Verdict #28: RoboCop Remake Rather Routine

What was gearing up to be a really ambitious remake of the landmark cult favorite RoboCop has gone through a rather strange arc, from fantastic…