Pride and Prejudice & Zombies (***1/2) does good bad cinema

If you like zombies, but never tried a Jane Austen story, let this be your bridge. If you like Jane Austen and your boyfriend / husband likes the zombies, this is probably the closest you'll get to enjoying something together. Or, if you are like your wife and me, you'll hope they make a sequel.

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Victor Frankenstein (*1/2) Igor is not Igor

Victor Frankenstein - 2015 Director Paul McGuigan Screenplay Max Landis based on the novel by Mary Shelley Starring Daniel Radcliffe, James McAvoy, Jessica Brown Findlay, Andrew Scott, Charles Dance, Spencer Wilding, Freddie Fox Rule #3 - The real monster in any monster movie is not the narrator. Rule #54 - There is a pretty girl for everyone, especially if the hunchback is curable. … Continue reading Victor Frankenstein (*1/2) Igor is not Igor

The Imitation Game (***1/2) nice to know how we won

The Imitation Game - 2014 Director Morten Tyldum Starring Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Allen Leech Screenplay by Graham Moore based on the book Alan Turing: The Enigma, by Adrew Hodges So many of these films come out that are based on real human events. Problem is, no one has the courage to tell the entire … Continue reading The Imitation Game (***1/2) nice to know how we won

If you like Danny McBride, then you’ll like Your Highness

Your Highness - 2011 Directed by David Gordon Green Starring Danny McBride, James Franco, Natalie Portman, Zoey Deschanel, Charles Dance, Toby Jones, Damian Lewis, Justin Theroux, Rasmus Hardiker Written by Danny McBride, Ben Best Your Highness didn't seem to have anything going for it, beyond what one might expect from the movies of Cheech and … Continue reading If you like Danny McBride, then you’ll like Your Highness