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On Maid In Manhattan

On Maid In Manhattan

Maid In Manhattan, though a film I admit I like, still is a Cinderella story, as according to Plugged In: Cinderella inhabits the body of Jennifer Lopez in this sweet, but predictable rags-to-riches romance. You’ve seen the story before. Poor girl meets rich boy. Girl pretends to be somebody she’s not. Boy and girl fall … Continue reading

On Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

On Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

Growing up, the Power Rangers were rather new, popular, and everywhere. The acting was as bad as Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, and Xena: Warrior Princess, and the villains are far more ridiculous than I have seen since. It was no high-quality show, but that ridiculous was entertaining to attempt to take seriously. According to the Huffington Post … Continue reading

On Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

On Superman/Batman: Public Enemies

Yet another DC Animated Film (Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Son of Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern: First Flight, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths, Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox, Justice League: War, Justice League: Doom, and Green Lantern: Emerald Knights), Superman/Batman: Public Enemies deals with Superman and Batman taking down President Lex Luthor as a Krytonite meteor heads towards Earth. The film is … Continue reading

On Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

On Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Continuing from Sherlock Holmes is it’s sequel, A Game of Shadows. This installment features Holmes facing Professor James Moriarty, attending the European Peace Conference held near the Reichenbach Falls. According to Roger Ebert: I suppose any hope of an authentic Sherlock Holmes movie is foolish at this epoch in movie history. No matter that a story … Continue reading

On The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Instult

On The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Instult

Continuing from The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad!, and The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear, is the final installment of the trilogy, The Naked Gun 33 1/3: The Final Instult. According to The New York Times review: There are always priceless moments during the Academy Awards ceremony, those special moments that are … Continue reading

On Urban Legend

On Urban Legend

Featuring Joshua Jackson (Fringe, Cruel Intentions), Michael Rosenbaum with hair (Smallville), and Loretta Devine (Waiting to Exhale), Urban Legend is just like I Know What You Did Last Summer, Final Destination, The Faculty, and Scream, as a teen horror flick. It also takes place at Discount Harvard University called New England University. Certainly, a handsome Jared Leto … Continue reading

On Scream 3

On Scream 3

Featuring Jenny McCarthy (John Tucker Must Die), and concluding Scream and Scream 2 is Scream 3, which serves as the finale of a trilogy. According to Bleeding Cool‘s article, “The Scream 3 Storyline That Got Scrapped“: Kevin Williamson‘s latest TV show, The Following, starts on Fox tonight and comes with our recommendation. In fact, we think this might … Continue reading

On Sherlock Holmes

On Sherlock Holmes

Featuring Robert Downey, Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe), Jude Law (Gattaca), and Rachel McAdams (Mean Girls), Sherlock Holmes a 2009 British-American neo-noir mystery period action film based on the character of the same name created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.   According to Roger Ebert: The less I thought about Sherlock … Continue reading

On Little Shop of Horrors

On Little Shop of Horrors

Continuing from the Reitman Ghosbusters film series, and Spaceballs, is yet another great Moranis film, Little Shop of Horrors, a rock musical horror comedy film directed by Frank Oz.  It is a film adaptation of the off-Broadway musical comedy of the same name by composer Alan Menken and writer Howard Ashman. That Off-Broadway musical was based on the low-budget … Continue reading

On The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

On The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear

Continuing from The Naked Gun: From the Files of Police Squad! is it’s sequel, The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear. According to Roger Ebert: The critical mind boggles at the opportunity to review “The Naked Gun 2 1/2: The Smell of Fear.” What can usefully be said about this movie, other than the essential information … Continue reading