Review – Downsizing

Alexander Payne's Downsizing made the list in my Ten Fourth-Quarter 2017 Films to be Excited About! column and it's taken me longer to see it than I would like, but here we are.  Payne won me over with his excellent 2011 film The Descendants, starring George Clooney, Vera Farmiga, and Shailene Woodley.  Two years later, he... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – The Green Hornet (2011)

Original US release date: January 14, 2011 Production budget: $120,000,000 Worldwide gross: $227,817,248 The Green Hornet was director Michel Gondry and co-writers Seth Rogan and Evan Goldberg's take on a character first created for a radio serial in 1936.  Most modern audiences had little to no significant exposure to the character before the release of this film,... Continue Reading →

52. The Legend of Tarzan

The Legend of Tarzan is the film I was most looking forward to, this weekend.  And that's a strong statement, because there were four films released this weekend (won't be getting to the fourth, quite yet) that I was highly anticipating.  I held off on this one until I could get to an IMAX theater... Continue Reading →

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