Movie: Deepwater Horizon

You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll kiss 9 bucks goodbye. You can love it, hate it, or both at the same time. The short version is that I liked it as entertainment, but didn’t as a movie about a real event. 

I’m more…

Movie: Elysium

I went and saw Elysium (e.g. Matt Damon does a movie for Obamacare).

Honestly, the movie wasn’t THAT bad if you don’t think about it too deeply, though I had a few friends that hated it — it got a 58 more…

Movie: Inside Out

I dragged my wife to see this, as I do many/most Pixar movies.

This one was very cute, with brilliant moments. It totally deserves kudos for imagination factor (in showing what’s going on inside people’s more…

Movie:White Helmets

Apologies if this is a downer, but the topic isn’t a cheery one. 

There’s a documentary on Netflix, on the Syrian Civil War, as if any war is ‘civil’, focusing on the first responders to bombings: these more…

Movie: Jason Bourne

Matt Damon is a flaming douchebag and hypocrite, but is not the worst actor that ever became popular. (His hypocrisy on gun-control and green-preaching while flying around on private jets makes him a more…

Movie: Hillary’s America

I just saw: Hillary’s America: The Secret History of the Democratic Party. The subhead ("the Secret History of the Democratic Party") is more apt description of the film than the heading ("Hillary’s more…

2011 Movies

Mini-reviews of: Atlas Shrugged, Bad Teacher, Blind Side, Battle L.A., Capt. America, Green Lantern, Hanna, Rise of Planet of the Apes, Redstate, Salt, Thor, Tourist, Tower Heist, Salt, Waiting for Superman, more…

Movie: After Earth

Went and met a FB-Friend in R, did lunch, chatted a bit, and caught Will Smith’s new movie After Earth.

Reviewers seemed to hate it (11% approval). But it was much better rated by viewers. And I thought more…