Movies & TV

“Rise of the Guardians” Movie Review – More Elves Please!

“Rise of the Guardians” Movie Review – More Elves Please!

Rise of the Guardians movie gives jolly Ol’ St. Nick a heave ho ho ho and upgraded him to the 21st century.  The wonderful storytellers at Dreamworks reinvented Santa Claus (Alec Baldwin) into one sexy, badass Russian you know what, the Easter Bunny (Hugh Jackman) […]

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McConaughey is MUD

McConaughey is MUD

Think back to the last movie you saw featuring Matthew McConaughey. Was he wearing a shirt? There’s literally a scene in the new movie Mud, where Matthew McConaughey refuses to put on a shirt. The 14-year-old who befriends him—the young Tree of […]

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The Following – TV Show Review

The Following – TV Show Review

One Degree of Separation from Kevin Bacon, Nevermore. The last time I saw Kevin Bacon was not on television or a movie, but walking by himself  up Boylston Street in Boston, Massachusetts.  I was walking in the opposite direction and did a […]

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The JACK CHOP! It’s BOSS!

The JACK CHOP! It’s BOSS!

Every year, ArieScope Pictures, does a Halloween short spoof, but I must say 2009’s was the best!  May I introduce you to the Jack Chop.  Paul Solet’s (Director of ‘Grace‘) character, Nicolo, is trying to convince YOU to buy the pumpkin cahving […]

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Sherlock TV Show Review (BBC) – Modern Version of the Quirky Detective

Sherlock  TV Show Review (BBC) – Modern Version of the Quirky Detective

Sherlock is the BBC’s version of what the quirky detective could do with the available technology of today. With the inventions of cell phones and the World Wide Web, the detective has a lot more ways to solve the crimes presented to […]

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The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Versions Review: Swedish vs American; Books vs Movies

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Versions Review: Swedish vs American; Books vs Movies

I just received the American version of “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo” DVD movie for my birthday. I have read the books and have seen the three Swedish versions of the film on Netflix.  It has been interesting to see the […]

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Vinnie Jones Teaches CPR the Gangster Way

Vinnie Jones Teaches CPR the Gangster Way

The hardest geezer in town shows how hard and fast Hands-only CPR to Stayin’ Alive by the Bee Gees can help save the life of someone who has had a cardiac arrest. Vinnie Jones teaches CPR in a British Heart Foundation TV […]

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Voting Republican?

Voting Republican?

Ok, so this might be a bit biased and old, but sadly it is very true…

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Space Battleship Yamato – Live Action Movie Review

Space Battleship Yamato – Live Action Movie Review

If you were a fan of the original animated series of “Space Battleship Yamato”, adapted into “Star Blazers” in the United States at the height of the Star Wars popularity circa 1979 this movie almost couldn’t possibly disappoint.

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Luther TV Show Review (BBC) – Intense Psychological Police Drama

Luther TV Show Review (BBC) – Intense Psychological Police Drama

I just finished watching Season 1 of Luther on Netflix Watch Instantly and all I can say is “WOW.”  The nice thing I like about British shows, there’s only a few episodes of each per season.  Season 1 is only 6 episodes […]

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Foamy the Squirrel Christmas Rant #3 – Letter to Santa

Foamy the Squirrel Christmas Rant #3 – Letter to Santa

Foamy the Squirrel writes his seasonal letter to Santa.

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‘Grimm’ TV Show Review

‘Grimm’ TV Show Review

  Not Your Normal Sugary Fairy Tale Story Grimm, by NBC, is definitely not your princess, prince and fairy godmother tale.  Grimm is more like a “what’s hiding underneath the bed and in the closet” type tale.  Supposedly the original Grimm’s Fairy […]

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‘Once Upon a Time’ TV Show Review – There is No Happy Ending

‘Once Upon a Time’ TV Show Review – There is No Happy Ending

TV shows have become pretty boring in the last decade because of the proliferation of reality shows. However, a couple of shows have popped up recently (2012) that I have really enjoyed watching: Once Upon a Time on ABC and Grimm on […]

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The Muppets Movie Review (2011) – They’re Baaaaaack!

The Muppets Movie Review (2011) – They’re Baaaaaack!

This weekend’s movie choice was a toss up between Puss in Boots or The Muppets movie.  Well, turns out my partner in crime was a big Muppets fan, so The Muppets movie it was!  And boy was that a good choice!  It […]

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Battle:LA = Cloverfield + ID4

Battle:LA = Cloverfield + ID4

Battle: Los Angeles doesn’t reinvent the wheel, but you’re sure in for a ride.

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An alternate ending to How I Met Your Mother

An alternate ending to How I Met Your Mother

In case a buildup six years in the making fizzles short of the hype, Rumor Control takes a crack at summing up a series that’s ending has been baked right into the title.

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Black Swan: Perfection Has a Dark Side

Black Swan: Perfection Has a Dark Side

“When I look at you all I see is the White Swan. Beautiful. Fearful. Fragile.” Nina is crushed and deflated. “I just want to be perfect.” Nina (Portman) cracking under the pressure of portraying the Black Swan. As I sat in a […]

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Pirate Radio

Pirate Radio

I finally got around to seeing this hidden gem of a film about an era of rock music when it was truly anti-establishment, but supported by the masses. It is hard to say who holds the lead role in Pirate Radio, but […]

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TRON Legacy Review

TRON Legacy Review

If you are expecting a fun movie with great visual stylization and presentation you will enjoy TRON Legacy.  If you are looking for a deep bulletproof script with a logical progression, you might want to go read the book Snow Crash instead. […]

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