February 25, 2011

After retiring from professional wrestling to pursue a career in movies, it seemed like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was destined to follow in the footsteps of Arnold Schwarznegger and become a bonafide action star with films like The Scorpion King (2002)... 

Taken: Two-Disc Extended Edition

May 20, 2009

When Taken (2008) was finally released in North America, after already playing in Europe for a year, it became a surprise hit. Not bad for what is essentially a B-movie revenge story starring an A-list actor. The film was produced by French filmmaker... 

Suburban Girl

January 28, 2008

How does an adaptation of best-selling book The Girls’ Guide to Hunting and Fishing, starring Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alec Baldwin, go direct-to-video? The obvious answer is that the film isn’t that good and that it was rightly relegated to obscurity.... 

Lost: Season 1

January 15, 2006

A man in a disheveled suit wakes up in a jungle. He looks disoriented. He gets up and begins running through the dense foliage and comes out on a beautiful-looking beach. He looks around and is confronted by an absolutely horrific scene. We don’t see...