Elysium

ELYSIUM: The Hippo Wants a Friend

Elysium (2013) – Directed by Neill Blomkamp – Starring Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna, Wagner Moura, Emma Tremblay, Faran Tahir, and William Fichtner. I skipped ELYSIUM when it was in the theaters because what I was hearing from all of my friends was that it was a disappointment. Watching it…

THE LONE RANGER: Something Very Wrong with That Horse

The Lone Ranger (2013) – Directed by Gore Verbinski – Starring Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, William Fichtner, Barry Pepper, Ruth Wilson, James Badge Dale, Helena Bonham Carter, Mason Cook, Saginaw Grant, and Stephen Grant. If you’re new here, be aware that SPOILERS LIE BEYOND THIS POINT. I’m liable to talk about anything and…

THE DARK KNIGHT: Some Men Just Want to Watch the World Burn

The Dark Knight (2008) – Directed by Christopher Nolan – Starring Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Heath Ledger, Gary Oldman, Aaron Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Morgan Freeman, Eric Roberts, Michael Jai White, Tiny Lister, Chin Han, Nestor Carbonell, William Fichtner, and Cillian Murphy. THE DARK KNIGHT is a big, complicated, extremely well made, grown up movie. This…

DRIVE ANGRY: Ghost Rider in a Car

Drive Angry (2011) – Directed by Patrick Lussier – Starring Nicolas Cage, Amber Heard, William Fichtner, Billy Burke, Katy Mixon, Charlotte Ross, and David Morse. Now this is how you properly make a terrible movie. I reviewed Hobo with a Shotgun the other day – at least, I reviewed the 22 minutes I could stomach…