Month: August 2008

Hamlet 2

It’s not that far out of the realm of reality that something along the lines as a sequel to William Shakespeare’s Hamlet could actually be created, but we must ask that question that we do with anyRead Full Review


Both Penelope Cruz and Sir Ben Kingsley had films released earlier this summer which had me somewhat intrigued (Kingsley with The Wackness; Cruz with Woody Allen’s Vicky Cristina Barcelona). Both films were more than underwhelming experiences, thoughRead Full Review

Tropic Thunder

With his massive success as a movie star, it’s easy to overlook Ben Stiller’s incredible talent as a filmmaker. He made the Gen-X classic Reality Bites in 1994, the overwhelmingly underrated The Cable Guy, a 1996 dark comedyRead Full Review

Vicky Christina Barcelona

You can make the case that Woody Allen was the greatest filmmaker of the seventies or the eighties if the criteria was consistently great work, but since then it’s been mostly hit or miss. BasicallyRead Full Review

Pineapple Express

The stoner flick is a funny genre. Technically, the original Harold & Kumar film was a film about two young men and an adventurous night, but it’s considered a stoner film. The Big Lebowski is a hilarious take onRead Full Review