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

Hobo with a Shotgun (2011)

Hobo with a Shotgun (2011) – In 2007 Grindhouse aimed to bring back exploitation cinema in a big way. It did, but the movie’s less-than-stellar box office returns nixed Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez’s big plan to make a whole series of these types of films. Grindhouse came complete with fake trailers. One of them, … Continue reading

Machete (2010)

Machete (2010) — SECOND REVIEW [ON BLUE-RAY] Well I’ve already reviewed this film at length so, although I may repeat many points from the original review, I have decided to write his one as an itemized list of awesome things about this movie… [many of these are SPOILERS] 1. The mere fact that this movie … Continue reading

Grindhouse (2007)

Grindhouse (2007) — Sweet Jesus I have been waiting for this for about three years, ever since I got out of the theater after seeing this the first (and until now only) time.  Planet Terror and Death Proof have been available separately for years now but this is what Grindhouse was all about: getting the … Continue reading

Predators (2010)

Predators (2010) — Finally!  This is the first Predator sequel that actually lives up to the potential of the franchise (still not as good as the first one though).  It’s definitely got flaws (Adrian Brody as a badass?) but nothing that isn’t made up for by the awesomeness of predators hunting and killing people in … Continue reading