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Comment Archives: stories: Film

Re: “The Age of Adaline needs more maturation

I'd better look into getting glasses. On quick glance, I swore the headline read "...Adaline needs more masturbation."

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Shodan on 04/24/2015 at 2:45 PM

Re: “True Story: I call b.s.

I've gotta agree, this is too much a pretend "Feel Good" attempt at a story & less about what it ever was intended to be or could've been. It's "Fiction derived from truth", for the sake of uneven & gratuitous entertainment. Definitely NOT worth paying to see. IF one is going to painfully struggle through this movie, I'd advice that you wait for it to be released on either online, DVD or "free" Movie Channels.

5 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by KrazyKen on 04/17/2015 at 1:31 PM

Re: “Tim's Vermeer: Paint by numbers

"Jenison decides that Vermeer employed a camera obscura..and sets about using similar techniques and circumstances"

I don't think you even watched the entire movie.

2 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by dirk on 04/16/2015 at 3:31 PM

Re: “The Interview, The Majestic, St. Vincent among new home entertainment titles

Tom Whalen: Yes, my opinion of horror titles is "broadly contempuous [sic] and dismissive." That's why THIS VERY COLUMN includes a RAVE review for a horror film (BLACK SUNDAY). Insert eye roll here.

5 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Matt Brunson on 03/28/2015 at 2:47 AM

Re: “The Interview, The Majestic, St. Vincent among new home entertainment titles

Why do you bother reviewing horror titles when you opinion of them is so broadly contempuous and dismissive?

0 likes, 5 dislikes
Posted by Tom Whalen on 03/27/2015 at 1:26 PM

Re: “Run All Night: Sleep all movie

I didn't think you could make a bad submarine movie until I saw K19: The Widowmaker. It's sad to see Neeson in the movies he's done in the last couple years.

I gave up on Ford when they made the 4th Indiana Jones movie. There's a reason they call it a trilogy...

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Bob on 03/13/2015 at 6:25 PM

Re: “Blacula, The Breakfast Club, Stormy Weather among new home entertainment titles

Let's be honest Valerie Perrine was a heterosexual male guilty pleasure... She was all woman in an era where women were adored not these vapid stupid twit girls who are interchangeable and a dime a dozen on todays movie screen.

2 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Rob Rippy on 03/12/2015 at 3:53 PM

Re: “Blacula, The Breakfast Club, Stormy Weather among new home entertainment titles

LENNY was a film I saw on VHS when I was 20 years old.. After reading your review which I agree with makes me realize this is another film hey could not make today or do it justice the way it would deserve... It would probably star Johnny Depp.

4 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Rob Rippy on 03/11/2015 at 4:43 PM

Re: “Blacula, The Breakfast Club, Stormy Weather among new home entertainment titles

To Sir with Love is on of my favorite films.. 1967 I agree was a banner year for Sidney Poitier. He did three films back to back to back that today would be impossible to top.

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Rob Rippy on 03/11/2015 at 4:39 PM

Re: “Chappie: Aye Yai Yai, Robot

District 9 is the one trick - the pony's name is Blomkamp.

0 likes, 3 dislikes
Posted by anonymous on 03/09/2015 at 10:36 AM

Re: “The Interview, The Majestic, St. Vincent among new home entertainment titles

Barbara Steele was so hot in her day.....

3 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Rob Rippy on 02/25/2015 at 2:21 PM

Re: “American Sniper hits its mark more often than not

All hail the wars that Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden and John Kerry voted for. Die savages!

0 likes, 12 dislikes
Posted by Wombat on 02/17/2015 at 10:11 AM

Re: “Fifty Shades of Grey: Vanilla Ice

I love all your reviews, Matt, but this one was the absolute best. A sexually charged movie where the male actor demands his penis not be shown and the female actor is constantly naked? Yep, that's America alright.

16 likes, 0 dislikes
Posted by Titus on 02/14/2015 at 10:35 PM

Re: “Fifty Shades of Grey: Vanilla Ice

Nice review; I am finding that the women shrieking with joy of love for this film are the 16YOs who also loved the badly written books. I agree with your comments.

11 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Grace on 02/14/2015 at 2:02 PM

Re: “The Boy Next Door: How J-Lo can she go?

This wasn't that bad a movie, I didn't walk out on it

0 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by Joe g on 01/28/2015 at 2:12 PM

Re: “Fury, The Judge, Pork Chop Hill among new home entertainment titles

I really adored Love is Strange... Pork Chop Hill in spite of your very good review I feel is underrated. (Not by you) I felt it had a lot more depth that it was given credit for.

3 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Rob Rippy on 01/27/2015 at 5:38 PM

Re: “The Wedding Ringer: Seek an annulment

Thanks for writing. Actually, a Hamilton Geyser-approved comedy sounds like the least funny thing I could imagine. Perhaps your time would be better served learning to treat women as equals rather than advancing the idiotic, dangerous and misguided MRA movement?

13 likes, 1 dislike
Posted by Matt Brunson on 01/23/2015 at 9:39 AM

Re: “The Wedding Ringer: Seek an annulment

An SJW approved comedy sounds like the least funny thing I could imagine. Perhaps your time would be better served critiquing movies rather than railing against the evil patriarchy?

1 like, 14 dislikes
Posted by Hamilton Geyser on 01/23/2015 at 4:35 AM

Re: “American Sniper hits its mark more often than not

I just got back from screening “American Sniper” and gave it 4 Stars. I consider it one of the great war films of all time right up there with “Apocalypse Now” and “Saving Private Ryan”. After seeing this picture Clint Eastwood very well may have solidified himself as the greatest war film director of all time. Ironic considering he himself spent very little time in the military. This is Eastwood’s best picture to date and that’s saying a lot considering “The Bridges of Madison County” is one of my Top 10 favorite films. Unbelievably accurate, authentic and a job well done. If you aren’t emotionally moved after seeing this picture something is wrong with you.

10 likes, 17 dislikes
Posted by Andrew Rawls on 01/20/2015 at 11:01 PM

Re: “American Sniper hits its mark more often than not

Only in Murica can the story of a hate-filled psychopathic mass murderer be turned into a "hero."

19 likes, 4 dislikes
Posted by John Rogers on 01/16/2015 at 11:24 PM

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