Monthly Archives: November 2008

'Wolverine' Trailer News and First Look at Gambit

I have never enjoyed Hugh Jackman's portrayal of Wolverine, so the idea of a complete film dedicated to the character doesn't exactly intrigue me. Visually Wolverine is phenomenal. His blades, while logically a rather useless weapon against mutants with much stronger powers, are supremely menacing and his overall attitude is exactly what you look for... Read more »

Movie Review: JCVD (2008)

Jean-Claude Van Damme in JCVD Photo: Peace Arch Entertainment The last time I remember a Jean-Claude Van Damme movie getting an actual studio-sized marketing campaign was the 1996 release Maximum Risk. The last Van Damme movie I actually watched was 1994's Timecop, and I even enjoyed it. Since that time Van Damme has gone on... Read more »

Oscar Predictions: A Second Take on Thanksgiving, All Top Eight Categories

First off, Happy Thanksgiving and thanks for checking out the second batch of Oscar predictions.We had a TON of good comments on the last installment and things have certainly changed since then as a large group of critics finally got their first glimpse of The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, Stephen Daldry's The Reader has... Read more »

Movie Review: Milk (2008)

Josh Brolin and Sean Penn in Milk Photo: Focus Features The less you know about Harvey Milk the more this film is going to affect you as Sean Penn gives a performance to remember telling the story of a man that is sure to inspire many, especially in a time when gay rights has pushed... Read more »

Movie Review: Transporter 3 (2008)

Hey love, your makeup is running... Why you wear so much anyway? Photo: Lionsgate To call Transporter 3 a bad movie seems like one of those "Duh!" statements, but considering I mildly enjoyed the first two installments (the second one more than the first) and expected an equally entertaining ride the third time around the... Read more »