• Ghostbusters II (610/356)

    by  • 12/22/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    GHOSTBUSTERS 2 – I like how this starts out, making light of the franchise in a way. The open use of the “2” logo when they re-open works for me; it’s an open joke with the audience as far as I’m concerned. Sadly, there are elements here that just don’t work for me. The big […]

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    Robocop 2 (598/350)

    by  • 12/16/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    ROBOCOP 2 – Other than the large autonomous cyborgs, I think this could almost be a documentary about what’s happening in Toronto right now. In the film, Detroit is hard enough off that it becomes the target of a hostile takeover by the OCP corporation. I think Toronto needs a Robocop, but maybe not the […]

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    But I’m a Cheerleader, Dirty Harry, Caddyshack (561/327)

    by  • 11/23/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    BUT I’M A CHEERLEADER – “Hang up that chick habit…” This is a great parody of that right wing Christian favorite – the de-gaying boot camps. Megan (Natasha Lyonne) plays a cheerleader who’s the last to know she’s gay. She’s dating the football player, and she just happens to think about her cheerleading pals when […]

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    Drive, Grindhouse (535/316)

    by  • 11/12/2011 • film • 0 Comments

    DRIVE – I was pretty impressed with this film, especially that I liked ALL of the actors’ work. Gosling, Cranston, Perlman, and Brooks. Albert Brooks became scary at one point. I don’t think I’ve ever been afraid of Brooks in any role until now. I thought that this might have been more of a FAST […]

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