The Thing (2011)

The Thing (2011) – John Carpenter’s 1982 thriller The Thing is one of my all-time favorite movies. That means I have a pretty strong bias and a natural predisposition to hate this movie. By comparison, it is nothing but a pale imitation. The suspense of Carpenter’s film (or Howard Hawks and Christian Nyby’s 1951 The … Continue reading

Fired Up! (2009)

Fired Up! (2009) — Ain’t what I’d call great cinema but fuck it, I laughed.  Never mind that Eric Christian Olsen has got to be in his 30s by now [he was making high school movies when I was still in high school] and all the “high school girls” were strait from a modeling agency.  … Continue reading