#ThrowbackThursday – Quarantine

Original US release date: October 10, 2008 Production budget: $12,000,000 Worldwide gross: $41,319,906 Directed and co-written by John Erick Dowdle (Devil), Quarantine was a stylish horror thriller designed to take advantage of the found-footage fad that had hit big at the time.  While in no way originated by the film, the found-footage subgenre was popularized by... Continue Reading →

Review – A Bad Moms Christmas

This post marks an interesting milestone for the Movie March!  With A Bad Moms Christmas, the Bad Moms franchise becomes the first to put out two films in a series since I started up this little project.  If you caught my review of the original, you'll remember that it was a pleasant surprise.  It was also a well-crafted... 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 →

61. Bad Moms

I'll be honest; I only saw Bad Moms due to the leftover good will that Mila Kunis and Kristen Bell retain in the wake of Forgetting Sarah Marshall.  The trailer, in my mind, was not very funny, at all.  And even the above poster is a jumbled, cluttered mess.  So, while there have been several... Continue Reading →

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