With the current trend of Hollywood movies, sequels have to follow a unique blend of key ingredients in order to make it taste good. First, it has to keep the spirit of the first film alive and well. Next, it has to bigger, better, and stonger than the last. The sequel has to give us that sweet […]
Tag: Jon Favreau
MOVIE REVIEW: G-Force Doesn’t Push the Envelope, It Glides
G-Force tells the story of a team of special agent rodents who were sent on a mission for the U.S. Government. The team was trained by Ben (Zach Galifianakis) who has been training them for three years to take on the missions the FBI cannot handle. The team was threatened by the government to be […]
DVD REVIEW: Iron Man Ultimate 2-Disc Edition Flies High!
In my review of Iron Man during its theatrical run, after noting that the film worked mainly because of its honouring the source material from the Marvel comics, I wrapped up with: “While the action scenes aren’t as accomplished as something by Michael Bay, they come off better because director Jon Favreau understands that it’s […]
BLU-RAY NEWS: Daredevil Director’s Cut comes to Blu
I never understood the vitriolic hatred fanboys had for the Daredevil movie and the irrational loathing of Ben "Mumbles" Affleck. Yes, they took a lot of liberties with the material. Colin Farrell and Jennifer Gardner were terrible. But then I never liked Colin or Jennifer. But I thought the film maintained the basic tone of […]
Iron Man: Marvel’s Right Wing Superhero Soars!
Tony Stark [Robert Downey Jr.] is a hedonistic billionaire weapons manufacturer until a trip to Afghanistan for a weapons demonstration ends with him in the hands of terrorists. He builds himself a suit of iron armor to escape and goes on to put together a more refined version to enable him to save the people […]