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

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

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

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

Under the Skin (2013)

UNDER THE SKIN – ‘R’ / directed by Jonathan Glazer / written by Jonathan Glazer and Walter Campbell (based on the novel by Michel Faber) / actors: Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy … Continue reading

July 18, 2014 · Leave a comment

Revisiting the Upcoming Films of Interest (Part 1)

Before I start in on the ‘Upcoming Films of 2014’, I want to check back with the previous posts, Upcoming…(2013) and More Upcoming…(2013). So briefly: I’m still waiting to see … Continue reading

June 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Kill List (2011)

KILL LIST – unrated / one hour and 35 minutes / directed by Ben Wheatley / written by Ben Wheatley and Amy Jump / actors: Neil Maskell, Michael Smiley, MyAnna … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL – rated ‘R’ / one hour and 40 minutes / directed by Wes Anderson / written by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness, inspired by the works … Continue reading

April 2, 2014 · Leave a comment