Movie Reviews

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The Magazine: EMPIRE #187 The Pitch: The biggest and nest movie magazine in the world. Made in the UK. Huge. That’s all you need to know.The Cost: $8.99The Month: JanuaryThe Publisher: SameCover Story: Alexander Main Interview: Jack Black PRO: They give out a lot of four star ratings to deserving films. Their coverage for movies, … Continue reading


As the Harry Potter films get farther into the book series, the filmmakers are presented with the challenge of condensing hundreds upon hundreds of pages into a two hour movie. Daniel Handler’s Lemony Snicket’s A Series of Unfortunate Events presents the opposite problem – clocking in at a few dozen pages per volume, the filmmakers … Continue reading


A sloppy mix of legend and half researched fact, yet another teaming between Nic Cage and Jerry Bruckheimer, a movie full of slow motion and blaring “excitement” music, National Treasure is exactly the sort of film I hate. But somehow, instead of finding myself gnawing at my ankle as the movie went on I was … Continue reading


It’s been so long since David O. Russell’s Three Kings elevated the quirky indie director into a whole new stratosphere of brilliant filmmaking that I was beginning to despair that he would ever release another movie, and that if he did it would be some sort of awful self-indulgent wanking. Thankfully he finally released another … Continue reading


Several years after his “Gilligan’s Island with nocturnal aliens” experience, intergalactic fugitive Richard B. Riddick (Vin Diesel) is holed up on a stark and secluded planet (guess he grew fond of such places during Pitch Black), living the quiet life, chillin’.  That is, until a group of mercenaries led by the exceedingly gruff Toombs (Nick … Continue reading