June 29, 2006

Annapolis (2006) is a clumsy mash-up of the rah-rah jingoism of Top Gun (1986) with the soapy melodrama of An Officer and A Gentleman (1982) (although, this film tweaks it so that the story plays more like An Officer and An Officer). Jake Huard (Franco)... 

Gone in 60 Seconds

November 8, 2005

Sixty seconds is unfortunately NOT the duration of this forgettable piece of celluloid cotton candy. Brought to us by action film producer extraordinare, Jerry Bruckheimer, it is truly astounding how he managed to convince three Academy Award winning... 

The Terminal

July 29, 2005

When you’re Steven Spielberg you can make any movie you like, so when a small independent-spirited true story about one man stuck in an airport comes along, he has the power to build an entire working terminal set around it. Such is the attention... 

I, Robot

December 7, 2004

One mistake was all it took for Big Willie to lose his crown as king of the summer blockbuster. Now I, Robot is his rise from the ashes of Wild Wild West. The script is near perfect. The special effects are near perfect. The direction is near perfect....