2/4, 2010s, Action, Gore Verbinski, Review

The Lone Ranger

The final action scene is almost worth the price of admission alone. If the movie were about 45 minutes shorter, I’d say that it was definitely worth the price of admission alone. Instead, it’s the tail end of a rather bloated and unfocused origin story of a piece of intellectual property no one had thought… Continue reading The Lone Ranger

2000s, 3.5/4, Gil Kenan, Horror, Review

Monster House

You’d never know it looking at it, but Gil Kenan’s Monster House is of the same production pipeline as Robert Zemeckis’ pseudo-photorealistic animated films. They just chose to use a more cartoony look in order to animate the actors’ movements. I have less of a problem with Zemeckis’ use of the technique than most people,… Continue reading Monster House

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The Airport Franchise Ranked: The Definitive Ranking

Okay, it's a franchise that no one cares about, is only four movies long, and is mostly kind of stupid. But, the listicle gods must be appeased with sacrifices. So, instead of goring the bull of James Bond, I shall be disemboweling the sickly chicken that is the Airport franchise. 4. The Concorde...Airport '79 "It’s full… Continue reading The Airport Franchise Ranked: The Definitive Ranking