September 20, 2013 popcollin 0

Thought- (and debate-)provoking morality tale or Silence of the Lambs-y thriller? Career-best showcase for Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal or occasional waste of Terrence Howard’s […]

The World’s End

August 23, 2013 popcollin 0

In case you hadn’t noticed, there hasn’t been much to laugh at during our summer trips to the local cineplex this year. Of the top […]


July 19, 2013 popcollin 0

Sometimes it just clicks. Sometimes you get a bunch of actors who, on paper, seem like a motley crew for the ages but who work […]

The Heat

June 28, 2013 popcollin 0

Back in 1985, noted cartoonist Alison Bechdel introduced the world to what would become known as the Bechdel Test– a gauge of whether a movie […]

Iron Man 3

May 3, 2013 popcollin 0

It turn out The Incredible Hulk movies were just a pre-game show, Captain America: The First Avenger was for the “serious” crowd, and Thor? Well, […]

Side Effects

February 8, 2013 popcollin 0

Whether it truly is his directorial swan song or just the start of a brief ‘joy of painting’ sabbatical, Side Effects is the last feature […]

Killing Them Softly

November 30, 2012 popcollin 0

Just because a movie arrives in the cinematic graveyard of the week after Thanksgiving doesn’t mean it should be automatically written off. Sure, it’s the […]

Rise of the Guardians

November 21, 2012 popcollin 0

Throw out any notions you had of Santa Claus having twinkly eyes and merry dimples. Apparently Clement Clarke Moore,¬†when he wrote his famous poem in […]

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