Before We Go

July 21, 2015 popcollin 0

The pitch meeting for Before We Go must have gone something like this: “It’s Before Sunrise! But in New York City! It’s even got a […]

Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2

April 17, 2015 popcollin 0

I’ve seen worse. This year alone, I’ve seen at least two movies (Johnny Depp’s Mortdecai and the God-awful Hot Tub Time Machine 2) that were […]

Woman in Gold

April 10, 2015 popcollin 0

Somewhere in the movie Woman in Gold is a pretty good movie. In fact, the secondary movie is actually a better movie than the main […]

Run All Night

March 13, 2015 popcollin 0

Who am I to begrudge Liam Neeson for creating his own movie genre? Starting with 2008’s Taken, “Liam Neeson Movie” has come to mean anything […]

Black or White

January 30, 2015 popcollin 0

A month after Selma hit theaters and tackled the issue of race relations head-on, we get Black or White, a Disney-ish, almost family film that […]

Strange Magic

January 23, 2015 popcollin 0

There was a time that “From the mind of George Lucas” was a good thing. Say what you will about the Star Wars prequel trilogy, […]

The Judge

October 10, 2014 popcollin 0

Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Slick, big-city guy winds up in a local-yokel small town only to find that family and homespun […]

The Boxtrolls

September 26, 2014 popcollin 0

Admittedly, trying to extract logic from animated kid flicks is fairly futile. With so many of them based on fairy tales or other fantastical stuff, […]

The Equalizer

September 26, 2014 popcollin 0

From 1985 to 1989, The Equalizer was a solid performer on CBS—the adventures of an ex-spook who acted as a one-man A-Team of sorts, farming […]

Winter’s Tale

February 14, 2014 popcollin 0

For thirty years, Hollywood has had the opportunity to bring Mark Helprin’s 1983 novel Winter’s Tale to the screen; Martin Scorsese even toyed with the […]