The All Nighter – Trailer 

The All Nighter looks pretty amusing.  The role J.K. Simmons plays–a concerned father who’s daughter has gone missing-vaguely reminds me of Liam Neeson’s character in the Taken movies, but geared toward comedy. Speaking of Simmons he’s perhaps one of the more versatile character actors working today, with an enviable ability to elevate whatever he happens […]

Taken 3 – Trailer

Bryan Mills (Liam Neeson) may have “a particular set of skills,” that have been parodied on various shows, such as Family Guy, but it seems to me that some very important questions aren’t being asked, such as:  If Mills and his particular set of skills were so effective, why is it that there will be […]

‘The Prince’ Trailer

From what I can tell from the trailer Brian A. Miller‘s The Prince has nothing at all to do with Machiavelli’s book, which is a pity because I think it would be particularly neat to see a bad guy who treated it as his moral compass. That being said, the ‘Prince’ is this particular instance is […]

The (Un)necessary Remake Dept: Krull

Let’s be clear:  Peter Yates’ Krull isn’t a particularly good movie, but it is an awesome one and easily deserving of a remake to correct the problems–which I will go to in a moment–that are there. How can one movie be two seemingly contradictory things?  Mediocre and awesome at the same time?  Quite easily.  Visually, Krull […]