Year One

November 17, 2009

There’s something about a Jack Black movie that very few other films can capture. The man is either a comedy genius, or he’s a subject or great intrigue. Even when he’s not trying to be funny, his face, his mannerisms, even his body seems to scream... 

Hell Ride

November 13, 2008

The story goes that Quentin Tarantino is a fan of Larry Bishop’s films and when the two filmmakers finally met on the set of Kill Bill (2003); Tarantino reportedly told Bishop that if he wrote and directed an AIP-style biker film he would produce it.... 

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels: Locked ‘N Loaded Director’s Cut

October 20, 2006

Guy Ritchie burst on the scene with Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels (1998) as England’s answer to Quentin Tarantino, only funnier. Like his American counterpart, Ritchie took movie characters and put everyday conversations into their mouths with... 

X:Men: The Last Stand

September 21, 2006

After two impressive outings, The X-Men franchise was handed over to Brett Ratner when Bryan Singer was unavailable due to his commitment with Superman Returns (2006). This caused fans to grumble due to Ratner’s less than stellar track record and reputation... 

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...