Rethinking Robocop

Yesterday, during commercial breaks of the Saints/Vikings NFC championship game, I was flipping over to watch bits of Robocop 2. When I was younger, I remember my friends would gather to watch Robocop and were very excited when the sequel was announced. Watching it now, however, I see how bad

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Review: The Dark Knight

WARNING: THIS REVIEW CONTAINS SPOILERS: Do not read any further if you do not want critical plot points revealed I saw The Dark Knight on Friday afternoon. Like many movies, I need a few days to truly digest the film. Sometimes, I like a film and later decide I didn’t

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The Draw, and Inevitable Letdown, of Sequels

This weekend, I saw “Pirates of the Carribean: At World’s End,” the third, and reportedly final (but probably not final) installment in the Pirates of the Carribean franchise. Last weekend, I saw “Shrek the Third” and just weeks ago I saw “Spider-man 3.” I am also excited for The Bourne

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Favorite Movies

I posted a random question on OSNews this weekend, What’s you favorite movie?. It got quite a few comments. Although I listed two, I want to, for the record, make a more comprehensive list here. Read on for the meat of it.

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Melinda and Melinda

I saw a movie last night called “Melinda and Melinda.” Here’s the two sentence premise: two men – a comedy writer who believes life is tragic and this must be offset by moments of comedy, and a dramatic writer who thinks that only tragedy can make poignant the comedy of

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