As I mentioned in Looper Prep #3, most of my positive expectations for Looper stem from my appreciation for Brick and The Brothers Bloom, Rian Johnson‘s first two features. I’m not interested […]
You know your thriller is pants when the climax doesn’t make a lick of sense. You did what when why? I think I saw this episode of Law & Order.
Looking for something good to watch on Netflix streaming? We recommend… The Constant Gardener This weeks recommendation is an adaptation of a John LeCarré novel. If you don’t know the […]
So completely without merit, it’s amazing it exists. Good thing Robert Downey Jr. fixed his teeth. I enjoyed it.
As part of your preparation for the imminent release of Looper, you’ve already thought seriously about time travel in films and inoculated yourself against fried-egg syndrome. Next, we’re going to watch everything writer/director Rian Johnson has ever committed to film […]
This week’s double feature is all about the best damn country in the world! By which I mean, whichever damn country happens to own your sorry ass. I’m going to […]
With the ability to live the past two weeks over and over again until you get them perfectly right, I’m assuming you’ve all had a chance to watch 12 Monkeys, Los Cronocrimenes, […]
Consider this a public service announcement. Brian DePalma does not make good films. Even at his best, when he’s got a great script (The Untouchables, by David Mamet) and working […]
People say to me, hey Evil Genius, what the dang heck am I supposed to watch if I’m too dang lazy to flex my ass cheeks to the degree necessary […]
Step right up, ladies and gentlemen, don’t be bashful. Have I got a deal for you! This week only, if you act now, you can watch not one, not one […]
Vigalando sets up a high-concept idea, but then only uses it as background for a sitcom plot. The clever premise seemed content to stay in idle. Me, not so much.
This month, FILMS:COOL is getting temporal. We’re going to look forward to the past that hasn’t happened yet. Stop looking at me all pop-eyed; I’m talking about Rian Johnson‘s third feature, Looper, […]
This is too awesome not to share. Six minutes of maniacal laughter! While the Nic Cage and Gary Oldman segments are great, I think, if I’m going to be honest, […]
Stop your incessant yowling. I will be happy to discuss two of the new trailers that flit about the internets this week. I will do so right now, here, with […]