Review in a Hurry: David Fincher brings a grand visual style to this readaptation of Stieg Larsson‘s novel, and the Trent Reznor-Atticus Ross score is what you would hope for. Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara are fine in the leads, but when it comes to the actual plot… Continue reading Movie Review: The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Isn't Bad, but David Fincher Could've Done Better
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If you or a trusted family member (probably from the Midwest — I speak from experience) is literate, then, next week, a movie that you most likely already know the ending to is opening called ‘The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.’ Always looking for truth in advertising, this reporter can now break the news that, yes, there is a girl in this movie and, yes, she… Continue reading Is the American Version of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' Better Than the Swedish Version? (and 24 Other Urgent Questions)
“Fatality.” —Mortal Kombat
Round 2 is already off to a killer start, as last week’s showdown resulted in the death of a TITAN. That’s right, it was a close yet decisive contest (and arguably one between apples and oranges), but only ONE male-skewing cable channel emerged victorious:
R.I.P. Comedy Central. Oh but hey, we got some GREAT comments:
sakuramankai: “Syfy is just as funny, or even funnier, than Comedy Central. Sharktopus > Jon… Continue reading What's the Better Channel: USA or TNT?
Spoiler alert! Don’t read this story until you’ve finished watching The Walking Dead‘s Season 2 premiere.
Welcome to another season of AMC Presents: Zombie Survivors in Sh*tty Situations! I mean, seriously! The Walking Dead‘s second season got off to a fantastic start tonight because the premiere focused on what matters most to the series: exploring the reality of incredibly unfortunate circumstances. By now, everyone has heard about how AMC’s adaptation of… Continue reading The Walking Dead Returns Better, Bloodier, Scarier
Review in a Hurry: About 60 percent buddy comedy and 40 percent cancer drama, 50/50 stars Joseph Gordon-Levitt as a tumor-stricken radio producer who endures chemo-clinics and counseling sessions while battling the disease. An amusing, heartfelt, but unexceptional portrait of friendship and survival, 50/50 gets a mostly… Continue reading Movie Review: 50/50's Prognosis Better Than Average for Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen