50/50

September 30, 2011 popcollin 0

Apparently the world is very close to ending (in a matter of weeks, actually, if you believe everything you read), because Seth Rogen is darn […]

Killer Elite

September 25, 2011 popcollin 0

With Robert DeNiro, Jason Statham, and Clive Owen, Killer Elite has no shortage of star power. With nearly two solid hours of blood, bullets, and […]

Dolphin Tale

September 23, 2011 popcollin 0

Who would have guessed that a movie about a kid who rescues an amputee dolphin would not only be the more believable of the two […]

Moneyball

September 23, 2011 popcollin 0

Sure, Moneyball is a movie about baseball, but to call it a ‘baseball movie’ is a little like calling The Social Network a computer movie. […]

Drive

September 16, 2011 popcollin 0

Ryan Gosling may have started 2011 as ‘the guy from The Notebook‘, but by the end of the year (if not already), that Nicholas Sparks […]

Straw Dogs (2011)

September 16, 2011 popcollin 0

I’m pretty sure director Rod Lurie (Resurrecting the Champ) didn’t set out to make a film where the lead characters are so completely unsympathetic that […]

Warrior

September 9, 2011 popcollin 0

Wow. What a difference seven days makes. Last weekend we were ‘blessed’ with arguably the two worst films of the year– Shark Night 3D and […]

Contagion

September 9, 2011 popcollin 0

I’m not sure that a terrifying movie about the dangers of a global pandemic is the kind of cheery escape you might be looking for […]

Apollo 18

September 2, 2011 popcollin 0

The tagline for the ‘found-footage’ space thriller Apollo 18 is “There’s a reason we’ve never gone back to the moon.” Hopefully Hollywood will realize there’s […]

Shark Night 3D

September 2, 2011 popcollin 0

Technically, there are still four more months to go in 2011, but I’m going to go out on a (bloody, severed) limb with the bold […]