Batman v Superman: A Punctilious Review

Sweet! A superhero movie! How unique!

Sweet! A superhero movie! How unique!

OKLAHOMA CITY – I finally watched Batman v Superman. At this point, I’m tired of superhero movies and wish they would stop coming for at least a couple of years. Like, I don’t even want to hear about one for awhile. Sure, I loved the Sam Raimi Spiderman movies, the first two Christian Bale Batman movies, and the first Ironman. Oh, and the first couple of X-Men movies were good, too. Continue reading

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies: A Review of a Shameless Money Grab

The defining chapter? Too bad the definition is "atrocious".

The defining chapter? Too bad the definition is “atrocious.”

For my thoughts on the first two “Hobbit” movies, click the following links:

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Tolkien 

OKLAHOMA CITY – Thank heavens – the trilogy of movies ostensibly based on J.R.R. Tokien’s The Hobbit has finally come to a close! In the first two movies, it was exceedingly clear that not only would Peter Jackson recklessly abandon his source material but that he would interpose elements of his own creation, as if to improve upon Tolkien’s masterpiece. Now, after watching the third “Hobbit” movie (if it can even be called that), I am certain that Tolkien’s The Hobbit has yet to be delivered on the silver screen.
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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: A Terrible Movie

For this movie, TMNT stands for "BOX OFFICE POISON"

For this movie, TMNT stands for “BOX OFFICE POISON”

OKLAHOMA CITY – A couple of months ago, I watched what might be the worst movie I’ve ever seen in a theater: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This film “stars” Megan Fox alongside computer-generated images, and it would have been great had the acting, CGI, story, music, directing, pacing and cinematography not all been from the bottom of the barrel. Iwis, there is essentially nothing to like about the picture, and I feel bad for anyone who spent money to see it, i.e. myself.
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