DVD Review: Shutter Island

‘Shutter Island’ Scorsese’s latest masterpiece is a film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Mark Ruffalo, and Ben Kingsley, based on the novel by Dennis Lehane. Set on Shutter Island in Boston Harbor, 1954, the film begins with two Federal Marshals on a boat, heading to Ashecliffe Hospital to assist in finding an escaped patient. Teddy Daniels (Leonardo …

Review: The Informant!

There is no way to get past how ridiculous Matt Damon looks in ‘The Informant.’ He’s gained weight, changed his hair, and fits the role of the awkward bi-polar whistleblower perfectly. I just wanted to get the obligatory “oh my god Matt Damon is so fat” out of the way. ‘The Informant!’ is a comedy …

Martin Short in ‘Arrested’ Film

Martin Short confirmed his involvement in the upcoming Arrested Development movie while doing a promotional tour for a comedy tour in Australia. Fans of the show will remember Martin playing Uncle Jack, a fitness guru in the second season of the canceled Fox show. Martin Short is hilarious, this is just one other reason the …

More ‘Tintin’ Updates

As a huge fan, I’m following the Spielberg produced Tintin trilogy quite closely. Today it was announce that Steven Moffat, screenwriter of such shows as “Coupling,” and “Jekyll” has turned town a contract to write the first two films in the Tintin trilogy that has both Spielberg and Peter Jackson in the directors chairs respectively. …

Bioshock to be Adapted

I suppose if he can turn a 6-minute animatronic boat ride into 8 hours of entertaining film, he can be the one to break the curse of the video game adaptations, too. Gore Verbinski, most famous for his sprawling, epic trilogy ‘The Pirates of the Caribbean,’ has signed on to adapt XBox 360 game Bioshock. …