Here’s how good this Christmas episode of “Chuck” was: The NBC promo department’s unleashing a rather huge spoiler two weeks ago had only a negligible impact on how much we enjoyed it.
Would it have been better not to have seen Daniel Shaw before he was revealed to be the mysterious prisoner the Omen virus released? Sure. The show clearly wanted it that way — we… Continue reading 'Chuck': The Christmas that almost wasn't, but then was awesome
Review in a Hurry: Like some of the older James Bond movies, the new Mission: Impossible offers up a delicious blend of hilariously convenient futuristic gadgets, inventively staged and almost ludicrously perilous action and a Cold War-era arch villain with dreams of global annihilation. Tom Cruise‘s Ethan Hunt… Continue reading Movie Review: Mission: Impossible—Ghost Protocol an Awesome Blend of Gadgets, Comedy and Action
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While on location for Survivor: All-Stars, executive producer Mark Burnett and I were talking about the upcoming immunity challenge about to take place. In typical Burnett style, he was telling me how “epic” it was going to be and how each team had to dive 13 feet underwater to unhook a raft from… Continue reading ‘Survivor: South Pacific’: See a complete run through of the first immunity challenge (awesome Jeff Probst hat included!)
Pre-release buzz on the apocalyptic indie ‘Bellflower’ has either centered on its being made for the staggeringly small sum of $ 17,000 or its awesome, fire-breathing “Medusa” car.
Evan Glodell not only wrote, directed and stars in the film, he also built the cameras that give it its unique, grungy aesthetic. He also built the Medusa car, which is where most of that… Continue reading 'Bellflower' Director Evan Glodell on Building His Own Cameras and That Awesome Fire-Breathing Car
First we had kids making nice with big bad aliens in ‘Super 8,’ then we had some buckaroos breaking out their lassoes and wrangling ‘em some outer-space invaders in ‘Cowboys & Aliens’, and here we are with our third movie of the year about extraterrestrials screwing things up for us humans in ‘Attack the Block.’ It’s the least publicized of the three, there’s a good chance you haven’t even heard… Continue reading 'Attack the Block' Review: If Only Every Alien Invasion Was This Awesome