Django Unchained (2012)

Django Unchained (2012) – There is a musician that performs under the name Girl Talk. What he does is creates new songs composed entirely of samples of other songs. Yet what he creates manages to be something new. Quentin Tarantino is one hundred percent the cinematic version of that and, as Entourage pointed out, “Tarantino … Continue reading

Carnage (2011)

Carnage (2011) – As those who know me personally are probably aware, I am a theatre major. But to those who know me and those who don’t, I am a gigantic film geek (as evidenced by, you know, this whole site). So stage-to-screen adaptations intrigue me. Carnage, based on Yasmina Reza’s play God of Carnage, … Continue reading

Water for Elephants (2011)

Water for Elephants (2011) — This movie is only really so-so, but it’s not too bad. I’ve been wanting to see Robert Pattinson in a real movie for a while now because Twilight is no indicator of someone’s acting ability (for God’s sake, even the always-awesome Michael Sheen sucks in Twilight). Now I have seen … Continue reading

The Green Hornet (2011)

The Green Hornet (2011) — First off, post-conversion 3D has gotten a bad name based on the shitty job done on movies like Clash of the Titans and The Last Airbender.  The Green Hornet took its time with the 3D post-conversion so it DOESN’T look like murky shit.  I don’t really think the 3D added … Continue reading

Inglourious Basterds (2009)

Inglourious Basterds (2009) — The last line of the movie [minor sort-of-but-not-really spoiler] is “I think this just might be my masterpiece.” While Brad Pitt is the one speaking the words, I think it’s probably Quentin Tarantino commenting on the movie that just concluded.  [thus endeth “spoiler”].  Tarantino had put a French New Wave spin … Continue reading