Django Unchained

December 25, 2012 popcollin 0

Drawing comparisons between Spielberg’s Lincoln and the latest oeuvre de blood from Quentin Tarantino, Django Unchained, might seem odd at best and downright sacrilegious at […]

Silver Linings Playbook

December 25, 2012 popcollin 0

Combining equal measures of comedy, romance, and drama (with a tasty concoction of bi-polar disorder, ballroom dancing, and the Philadelphia Eagles as a chaser), David […]

Les Misérables

December 25, 2012 popcollin 0

I’m no film historian, but I imagine the whole idea of musical actors recording their songs ahead of time and then just lip-syncing on film […]

Parental Guidance

December 25, 2012 popcollin 0

Maybe Billy Crystal’s residual checks from Monsters Inc. were starting to dry up (though the recent 3D re-release should have helped). And no doubt Bette […]

This Is 40

December 21, 2012 popcollin 0

For more than a decade, the words “Judd” and “Apatow” have been used to describe all manner of smart, often raunchy comedy. More sophisticated than, […]

Jack Reacher

December 21, 2012 popcollin 0

A little over two years ago, George Clooney’s The American limped in and out of theaters with little or no fanfare– a quiet, almost esoteric […]

The Guilt Trip

December 19, 2012 popcollin 0

So let me get this straight– the latest entry into the field of goofy road-trip movies also marks the return of Barbra Streisand to leading […]

Playing for Keeps

December 7, 2012 popcollin 0

There are bad movies, and there are bad movies. And then, far down below all of them, where Adam Sandler even fears to tread, there […]