The Hobbit Volume III: The Scouring of My Wallet

So the Hobbit has become a trilogy… Peter, everyone loved Lord of the Rings. Everyone loved the goddamn 4-5 hour special editions. But the Hobbit is a children’s book. It’s a GREAT kid’s book that anyone of any age can enjoy to this day. But it can be done in 2 movies. I’m not complaining […]

Fixing Dark Knight Rises

So I’ve gotten to hear some opinions about the Dark Knight. I seem to be with the majority in saying the movie is okay, but a satisfying end to the trilogy. One recurring thing is that people are saying is that they have problems with it but they’re not sure how to fix them. Well […]

Also check out the Cinema Snob, Brad Jones. His review echoes pretty similar sentiments to mine. He’s a harder on some aspects that didn’t bother me such as Anne Hathaway and Bane’s voice. He also comes at this from someone unfamiliar with the Knightfall series which means something like the Breaking of the Bat in this movie didn’t make his fail list.

http://thecinemasnob.com/2012/07/20/midnight-screening-the-dark-knight-rises.aspx

The Snark Knight Rises

This is a long, complicated movie and it does it a disservice to give it the quick good or bad summary. But I’m going to do that anyway. This movie is okay. There are things I like. But they are good pieces in a film that just doesn’t sit right with me. Taken as a […]

Storm of Swords Preview

As usual, if you don’t want the plot spoiled, begone. At this weekend’s San Diego Comic Con they announced a slew of new casting for Game of Thrones Season 3. What’s important is not just what was said but also what wasn’t said. So far, every single press release about the next season has highlighted […]

Prometheus Review

Having just returned from Prometheus first let me give you the short version.  It’s bad.  I did not enjoy the movie.  And it’s bad in the most disappointing way possible because you have the ingredients for a good movie.  Idris Elba, Noomi Rapace, Chalize Theron, these people have all done good work.  But the characters […]

Clash of Kings Retrospective

Obviously I’m talking about the story.  If you’re going to get uppity about spoilers, kindly depart or don’t complain. So I was looking over my hope and fears for Clash of Kings.  I hope they don’t screw up this, I hope this character isn’t annoying.  These were the fears of an apocalyptic doomsayer.  Not that […]

Stuff happens!  Sorry about the length.

They should probably either imitate the comic more or really make it their own.  This half in stuff doesn’t work.

Great episode! Best since the pilot.  Really gets back to the anything can happen tone of the comics.  My cynicism was thoroughly shot down.