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 […]
As is so often the case with the great ideas of science fiction, H.G. Wells got there first. His 1896 book The Island of Dr. Moreau features animal vivisection and […]
Imagine making a movie set in high school today where one of your main characters is a 15 year old freshman girl who, in the first ten minutes, loses her […]
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 […]
Americans love criminals. Something to do with the old west, or anyway the idea of the old west, of gunslingers roaming free across endless stretches of unexplored country, killing 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, […]
Compliance, opening today, is one of the most disturbing movies I’ve ever sat through. I’ve never felt more uncomfortably ill watching anything, and I’ve seen everything directed by Kevin Costner. […]
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 […]
It’s back to school time, kids! The smell of chalk dust is in the air, mom just bought you a new wardrobe at JC Penney’s, and hey! Look at that! […]
Jack Nicholson’s forgotten ’71 debut as a director, Drive, He Said, also co-written by Nicholson, was forgotten for a reason: it’s really quite awful.
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 […]