‘The Watch’ saves world with cheap laughs
Though it seems comedy is doomed to be forever beyond award worthy in the snobbiest of circles, it always seems the downfall is not separating the genre into its own category.
‘Parental Guidance fine for antic based distraction
Perhaps one of those actually true clichés one hates the most to hear when it is said is “you’ll look back at this years from now and laugh.”
‘Les Miserables’ among cinema’s best in 2012
Since the Mayan Apocalypse seems to have been taken as seriously as a New York Times Film Critic, I’ve decided to once again return you as the year was meant to end, with one more bit of wisdom bestowed upon a highly anticipated flick.
“Hobbit: Unexpected Journey” a breathtaking trip back to Middle Earth
While some movie franchises are harder to let go of than others, I would agree that every person has at least one flick or series they wish could keep going even if there is no story left to tell.
‘Seeking a Friend’ rumbles with hilarity, somberness
There’s not a lot of wiggle room when it comes to the quality of apocalyptic themed films and more times than not it’s only a matter of how much one can tolerate the terrible.
‘Skyfall’ most Bondtastic film in over a decade
Though one of the core goals of many films released in any year is without a doubt to appeal to as many pocketbooks as possible, certain genres can struggle or ignore going past their guaranteed demographic.
'Rise of the Guardians’ a touching tribute to childlike wonder
Being the ultimate party poopers we are, adults have done a more than satisfactory job of giving children things to believe in only to crush that imagination whenever it doesn’t suit our means.
‘Red Dawn’ delivers decent paranoid entertainment
One of the absolute truths people of any nation can count on is a certain segment will always fear what the guys who don’t like us will do if they get mad enough.
‘Moonrise Kingdom’ a whimsical distraction for art crowd
Though I would agree Hollywood can hype some of the worst slop and ignore what otherwise should be praised many times in any given year, on rare occasions I understand why only certain films work in limited release.
‘Wreck-It Ralph’ as fresh as smash hits go
Despite some of the mind boggling corporate decisions by the Walt Disney Mega empire in recent decades, they do still stumble across a product now and again worth getting excited about.
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