Film Review: R.I.P.D.

It feels somewhat surreal to write a review for R.I.P.D. Fans of the source material, the Dark Horse comic book, have assuredly been watching the production news with anticipation. Then we were served up the first bits of marketing. Buzz quickly dissipated. The trailer failed to rile excitement and the general consensus was that it …

DVD Review: Tron: Legacy

When ‘Tron’ came out from Walt Disney Productions in 1982, must have been quite a sight. Mixing computer generated effects with live action in the scale of the first ‘Tron’ was a major step forward in the types of effects that are quite common place these days. Does ‘Tron: Legacy’ live up to this standard? …

Review: Tron: Legacy

When ‘Tron’ came out from Walt Disney Productions in 1982, must have been quite a sight. Mixing computer generated effects with live action in the scale of the first ‘Tron’ was a major step forward in the types of effects that are quite common place these days. Does ‘Tron: Legacy’ live up to this standard? …

DVD Review: Crazy Heart

‘Crazy Heart’ is one of those movies that sorta came out of nowhere. I feel like I hadn’t heard very much about it until nearing the Awards season (bad movie blogger!). When Bridges took the Best Actor Golden Globe, and the song ‘Weary Kind’ taking Best Song, I knew I’d better get myself to a …

Review: Crazy Heart

‘Crazy Heart’ is one of those movies that sorta came out of nowhere. I feel like I hadn’t heard very much about it until nearing the Golden Globes (bad movie blogger!). When Bridges took the Best Actor Golden Globe, and the song ‘Weary Kind’ taking Best Song, I knew I’d better get myself to a …

Python Documentary Coming

On October 1, 1969, the first episode of “Monty Python’s Flying Circus,” aired on the BBC.  Now, to celebrate the 40th anniversary, the surviving Pythons are working together to take part in a documentary. “Monty Python: Almost Truth (the Lawyer’s Cut,)” is a six part documentary covering the founding, success and dissolution of the popular …