Movie Review: Kon Tiki (2012)

Kon TikiKon Tiki is a film I will admit I checked out pretty much solely because its directors (and don’t think I didn’t cut and paste this), Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg, have been tapped by Disney to helm Pirates of the Caribbean 5 (aka Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales).  After seeing Kon Tiki, I’m excited for that film.  If they can get a script, the prospect of seeing what these gentlemen can do with the franchise is something  to anticipate. Continue reading Movie Review: Kon Tiki (2012)

My Favorite Scene: The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Over the weekend I had a lot of fun revisiting the first Hobbit film’s extended edition (the review of which I SWEAR I will write before Smaug comes out).  I’ll talk about a lot of how I feel about the critical absurdity with which the film was treated in the review, but that this film got the reception it did just puzzles me. Continue reading My Favorite Scene: The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey (2012)

Trailer Time: Jupiter Ascending (2014)

I remember when the Wachowski brothers were geniuses for the Matrix and were going to lead us to a promised land of science fiction….hell, I remember when they were both actually brothers. Continue reading Trailer Time: Jupiter Ascending (2014)