Movie Reviews

John Reviews Die Hard 4

The Die Hard franchise ranks right up there with Indiana Jones as the greatest action/adventure franchises of all time. The characters have become iconic, the action the standard for which other action films are measured, and in a recent Entertainment Weekly the first Die Hard was proclaimed as the greatest … [Read More]

John Reviews 1408

You know how sometimes nothing makes a GOOD meal taste even better than having a BAD meal just before it. It makes you appreciate the tastes, the flavors, the textures all the more because your previous negative experience makes you appreciate the good one you’re having now all the more. … [Read More]

John Reviews Primeval

I’m one of those sad monster movie suckers. I just can’t get enough of them. I also have a soft spot for giant croc/alegator movies (if you haven’t seen it yet… you absolutely MUST run out and rent Lake Placid sometime. Damn movie is freaking hilarious). So when I first … [Read More]

John Reviews Hostel 2

Some call this new genre of filmmaking “Torture Porn”, but I’ve always maintained, that if done and used correctly, torture and gore in horror flicks can be terrific tools in a directors belt in order to give the audience a fun experience. The first Hostel film was an example of … [Read More]

John Reviews Mr. Brooks

It’s been a long time since I’ve said “I’m looking forward to seeing that” about any Kevin Costner movie. The man really isn’t nearly as bad an actor as some people like to say he is… but there is no denying that the degree of stench that has come from … [Read More]

John Reviews Knocked Up

Judd Apatow is quickly becoming one of my favorite filmmakers. The 40 Year Old Virgin is in my little opinion, the best comedy film of the last 5 years. It wasn’t just hilarious, but it was also a smart film. Touching on real experiences and issues all while dealing with … [Read More]