Battleship

I initially thought that the pool of originality must be running pretty dry if a filmmakers chooses a game like BATTLESHIP to base a movie on. It worked with Clue, but that game is at least character-driven. So I was skeptical. The movie, however, only really has one scene that can be directly related to…
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Quote Quiz 5.25.12 – ANSWERS

1. “That’s confiscated. All of it. And I want you on the next transport off this rock or I’m gonna shoot you where it don’t grow back.” – Kay, Men in Black 2. “I met my father for the first time when I was 28 years old. I made up my mind that when I…
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What To Expect

What to Expect When You’re Expecting is another movie in the line of movies trying to be like Love Actually, which was one of the first movies to successfully use the concept of a collection of characters whose lives all end up at least loosely connected. As such movies go, What to Expect is better than most,…
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Quote Quiz 5.18.12 – ANSWERS

1. “I’m Ben Yahzee, I guess the corps paired us up, may I join you?” — “You’re blocking my view.” – Yahzee and Enders, Windtalkers 2. “If I don’t go, we gotta pack up and leave. Now I’m tired, Alice. I’m tired of watching my boys go hungry. I’m tired of the way that they…
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The Importance Of Humor

I keep thinking about The Avengers, thinking that I should really see it in the theater again. I really enjoyed the humor of the movie. I like it when action movies, even (especially?) when they’re dealing with serious subjects, use humor when. There are many people who use humor to lighten the mood, even in…
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