Nightmare Alley suffers from pacing issues as it essentially packs two movies into one.
CAST: Richard Jenkins
Feels as if del Toro borrowed and updated a campy 1950s sci-fi thriller.
Channing Tatum as a would-be Secret Service agent and Jamie Foxx as the President in need of protection star in the new action film White House Down. This action thriller starts off a bit story-heavy by introducing us to John Cale (Tatum), a U.S. Capitol cop trying to make the leap over to the Secret […]
Enough years have passed since the ‘60s and ‘70s that many of the radicals, war protesters and antiestablishment groups have mellowed out, grown up or simply lost their drive. The members of the Weather Underground were more extreme in their actions and motivations in that they committed acts of violence and vandalism that would be […]
I wasn’t going to see The Cabin in the Woods. Its marketing efforts somehow managed to totally fail with respect to garnering any of my interest. I saw a preview a while back and it looked like another campy, quirky horror/slasher film that would be quickly forgotten. Then a friend of mine from Penn Gamers, […]
I decided to check out an American remake of a foreign favorite called Let The Right One In and renamed here to Let Me In. The most accurate single word I can use to describe the movie would absolutely have to be “dark”. Everything about this film is dark, subdued, shadowy, etc. It’s essentially the […]
This week I dragged my son to see Burn After Reading which is, to be frank, what I wish the producers did to the script before moving on with their lives. The latest movie from the famed Coen Brothers is a total snore. There are some blatant jokes along the way and the story itself has a […]
Friday brought me back to the local theater to see Step Brothers. It’s the latest film from Judd Apatow starring Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly. As I’ve mentioned before, I’ve had some pretty good luck with past Apatow films. They can be silly but they’re usually good for some dependable laughs and a decent […]