Suicide Squad – Comic-Con trailer

Gotta admit that the Suicide Squad trailer looks pretty good.  My hopes drooped for a moment when I saw Will Smith during the snowy street scene (which looked very cheap, and was clearly shot in a studio), then rose in my esteem pretty quickly. Advertisements

The Fifty Shades of Gray Phenomenon

I have no intention of seeing Fifty Shades of Gray, mainly because it’s not my kind of movie.  Besides, if I were going to watch S&M I’d rather not watch the Lifetime version of it. Though what I find interesting is how well received the film has been, and that director Sam Taylor-Johnson is returning to […]

John M. Chu Does Action Better Than Christopher Nolan

Yeah, I didn’t believe it either, till began to think of Christopher Nolan’s Batman movies, starting with The Dark Knight Rises backward, and John M. Chu’s G.I. Joe: Retaliation, which I am currently watching on Netflix. As much as I hate to admit it, Chu captures action much better than Nolan, which almost feel like sacrilege to […]

Practically Speaking

If you’re a big fan of movies, particularly horror and sci-fi, you’ve probably taken a position on whether or not movies should use CGI (computer-generated imagery) or practical effects (which include prosthetics, animatronics, models and miniatures). Personally, I am a HUGE fans of practical effects.  That being said, I understand that there are things that you […]

Rocket Raccoon Sighted!

Originally when I watched the teaser for “Guardians Of The Galaxy,” I wondered where Rocket Raccoon was.  It appears that he actually turns up, but only for a moment (he’s behind a clearly pissed Groot, firing a gun). Thanks to faraway for the eagle eye!