#ThrowbackThursday – American Psycho

Original US release date: April 14, 2000 Production budget: $7,000,000 Worldwide gross: $34,266,564 Here we have another #ThrowbackThursday film that I saw only once, shortly after its release.  This one might as well be new to me, as any significant memory of what I saw has been forced out of my brain by eighteen additional... Continue Reading →

Review – Blade Runner 2049

I'm not any sort of lifelong Blade Runner fan.  I saw the original film for the first time about five years ago.  I also haven't seen it since.  I liked it fine.  I just like many other films much more.  For me, the most appealing aspect of Blade Runner 2049 is director Denis Villeneuve, who knocked everybody's... Continue Reading →

Interlude – A Suicide Squad Revisit

Suicide Squad is now up to a $635 million worldwide haul on a reported $175 million budget.  Without question, that's a financial success (unless we possibly take into account marketing costs).  But as I saw the movie for a second time over the weekend, more and more issues jumped out at me.  This column is... Continue Reading →

63. Suicide Squad

Folks, Suicide Squad is about as highly-anticipated as a movie gets.  And while there are a number of factors tying into that, the primary reason can be boiled down to two simple words: Harley Quinn. The Harley Quinn column that I wrote earlier this year was my most-read piece until yesterday (when my Rotten Tomatoes piece destroyed everything I've... Continue Reading →

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