The Something Something Film Review

Some films have that special something, and some films seem like they stepped in something. Allow me to help you know the difference, and maybe find you something good to watch.

The Dark Tower (2017)

What a sad result. What a weak handshake. What a waste. With eight amazing novels and about thirty issues of prequel graphic novels to use as source material, this is … Continue reading

August 6, 2017 · Leave a comment

Batman v Superman (2016)

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice / 2 hours and 31 minutes / rated PG-13 / dir: Zack Snyder / wri: David S. Goyer and Chris Terrio / Ben Affleck, … Continue reading

March 31, 2016 · Leave a comment

Ex Machina (2015)

EX MACHINA – written & directed by Alex Garland / rated ‘R’ / one hour and 48 minutes / cast: Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson, Alicia Vikander What kills me is … Continue reading

May 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Bachelor Trip (2011)

Bachelor Trip – rated ‘R’ / one hour and 27 minutes / directed and written by Tony Vitale / actors: Robert Wagner, Rutger Hauer, Christopher Walken, Morgan Fairchild, Christine Lakin … Continue reading

April 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Why Don’t You Play in Hell? (2013)

This film takes elements of samurai films and yakuza films, and drops it in a blender with two scoops of bat-poop craziness and a dollop of film-making zeal. The film … Continue reading

April 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Turks & Caicos (2014)

(Of Note: Turks & Caicos is the second film in the Worricker Trilogy, a BBC mini-series about a suave and unruffleable British spy on the run, played rather smashingly by … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Predestination (2014)

If you are the kind to enjoy clever little puzzle-films that use time-travel (and use it well), then you should definitely see the 2014 sci-fi thriller PREDESTINATION. It’s pretty brilliant. … Continue reading

March 3, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top 10 Films of 2014

Well, it’s February now, so I feel like it’s finally safe to post my Top Ten of 2014 list. So many good films wait until the last second to come … Continue reading

February 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For (2014)

Nine years ago, when Sin City (2005) first came out, it was fresh and exciting. Black and white with shocks of color. It was sexy, violent, creative, and funny. It … Continue reading

December 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Lucy (2014)

LUCY – rated ‘R’ / 90 minutes / written & directed by Luc Besson / actors: Scarlett Johansson, Morgan Freeman, Choi Min-Sik, Julian Rhind-Tutt The premise: Lucy (Johansson) is an … Continue reading

July 29, 2014 · 1 Comment