Sunday, March 25, 2012

Take Shelter

Emphatically not the film to watch after a tornado destroys homes 15 miles from your own house.

30 Rock: Season 2

This season highlights even more the versatility of one Mr. Alec Baldwin.

Saturday, March 24, 2012

Young Adult

That's a pretty hefty left turn at the end: in keeping with the theme, but a poor final message.

Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Tower Heist

That's not bad. That's just a modernized Preston Sturges comedy.

Numb3rs: Season 4

Pretty much par for the course, wobbling between excellent and sufficient. I really liked the episode about Comic-Con, not surprisingly.

Sunday, March 18, 2012


Here's a film that needs a director's cut: what did he have in mind as the alternate ending?

John Carter

So, this is cheese that knows it's cheese, so instead of real cheese you get childlike delight.

Friday, March 16, 2012


For a film that has surprises at every turn, it's surprising that it never heralds those.

Wednesday, March 14, 2012


Not the first Bollywood film I've seen that messes with stereotypes to build humor. Definitely the most fun of them all, though.

Saturday, March 10, 2012

13 Tzameti

Be forewarned: the second half of this is way darker than the first half.

Like Crazy

It's clear we have another sub-genre: copycat, sub-standard "(500) Days of Summer" flicks.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

The Big Bang Theory: Season 4

Looks like they're changing up the formula, but that doesn't mean it isn't still hysterical.