In Elysium, director Neill Blomkamp continues the long cinematic tradition of creating a future world that is completely unfit for humanity. In the film, the poor live on a filthy and overcrowded Earth, the rich and the privileged live on a titular space station, where every comfort is extended and life is easy. It’s a nightmare scenario, the kind of thing that makes you wonder what the future will… Continue reading The Future Sucks: Ranking the 34 Most Horrifying Futures Seen in the Movies
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“Mad Men” at its best transcends the tedium of office life. “A Tale of Two Cities,” at least in a first viewing, was not “Mad Men” at its best.
Whether or not something major comes of Jim Cutler and Ted Chaough’s secretive scheming, far too much of this week’s episode was dominated by office politics and ad men at work. Only one of the storylines… Continue reading 'Mad Men' Season 6 episode 10 recap 'Tale of Two Cities': Ranking Joan, Roger, Don, Peggy and more on the happiness index
“Revenge” is back, and everyone is more horrible than ever. But who was the worst person in “Retribution”? We examine the usual suspects here.
Note: A ranking of number 1 on this list designates the worst person. The higher the number, the more decent a human being we have.
1.Conrad (Henry Czerny)True to form, Conrad’s response to the boat accident was self-interest and anger at Nate Ryan (Michael Trucco) for the complication… Continue reading 'Revenge' ranking: Who was the worst person in 'Retribution'
22. ‘Ocean’s Twelve’ (2004)
How evident is it that the Amsterdam hashish consumed on location had an effect on the final product? Very. While the first movie certainly skirted credibility, this disjointed sequel relies far too much on magical technology and celebrity inside jokes, like Julia Roberts’ Tess pretending to be a Julia Roberts lookalike. It does, to its credit, contain the most blissfully ludicrous scene in the trilogy, wherein
This week “Bullet to the Head” hits the big screen and marks the long awaited return of a singular voice in American film, Walter Hill. His first film since 2002′s marginal prison boxing movie “Undisputed,” Hill is probably best known for his role in Ridley Scott’s “Alien.” Hill produced and co-wrote (with frequent collaborator David Giler) the