The Visit

September 11, 2015 popcollin 0

Once upon a time there was a brilliant filmmaker named M. Night Shyamalan. At one point his name was synonymous with fantastically creepy movies and […]


July 24, 2015 popcollin 0

One of these days, I think the Motion Picture Academy should look into the work of an actor named Jake Gyllenhaal. Sure, a decade ago […]

Inside Out

June 20, 2015 popcollin 0

Anyone who has followed my reviews over the years knows I hold Pixar in the highest regard. They’re the gold standard not only for animated […]

San Andreas

May 29, 2015 popcollin 0

There are summer blockbusters, and then there are movies that actually show entire city blocks busted. Occasionally the two intersect, and I imagine San Andreas […]

The Age of Adaline

April 24, 2015 popcollin 0

Too often these days, “romantic” movies rely on formulaic drivel, gooey dialogue, and characters more wooden than Lincoln Logs. So when an inventive and thought-provoking […]

Get Hard

March 27, 2015 popcollin 0

It’s a match made in comedy-lovers’ heaven– Kevin Hart and Will Ferrell teaming up for an unadulterated, uncensored laugh-off. And though Get Hard doesn’t quite […]

The Wedding Ringer

January 16, 2015 popcollin 0

These days, there are three people whose mere presence on screen is enough to make me laugh. Will Ferrell is one, Melissa McCarthy is another. […]


December 31, 2014 popcollin 0

As recently as a month ago, Unbroken was a legitimate Best Picture Oscar contender—it was even the frontrunner in some polls. There’s no arguing the […]