Just Getting Started (*) is an early retirement

#justgettingstarted I don't think this was scripted. I don't even think it was improvised. I am pretty sure it was just boredom. See this film only if you can't live without seeing Russo in everything.

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Jason Bourne (**1/2): It all ends tonight…until the next movie

"This is not like Bond. We aren't just changing locales, women and suits here. It's not as gadgetty or as funny as the Mission:Impossible films became after the 2nd one, either. While those film franchises used the intensity of the Bourne franchise to catapult into something better, Damon and Greengrass took the reputation well earned by the earlier films and traded it for some quick cash as a mid-range summer blockbuster."

The Family: Not everything’s alright

The Family - 2013 Director Luc Besson Starring Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron, Tommy Lee Jones, John D'Leo Writers Besson and Michael Caleo Fading are the days in which Robert DeNiro commanded the screen.  The script of The Family goes so far as to describe his use of the "F"-word at the expense of actually seeing him use it. … Continue reading The Family: Not everything’s alright

Lincoln is a strong man shown in his weakest moments

Lincoln - 2012 Directed by Stephen Spielberg Starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Sally Field, David Strathairn, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, James Spader, Hal Holbrook, Tommy Lee Jones, John Hawkes, Tim Blake Nelson, Jared Harris, Walter Goggins, Jackie Earle Haley, Gulliver McGrath, S. Epatha Merkerson Screenplay by Tony Kushner based on Team of Rivals by Doris Kearns-Goodwin There is a moment in Lincoln when, after a long … Continue reading Lincoln is a strong man shown in his weakest moments

I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E thinks the 85th Oscars Suck

I have to admit it.  Once I found out it wasn't happening, I wasn't interested,  The list of nominees arrived on January 10 and Samuel L. Jackson's name was not among them.  There is no good reason for it, either.  Within the list of nominees, even the guy from his own movie, Christoph Waltz, didn't … Continue reading I Don’t Have A Vote: Cool Papa E thinks the 85th Oscars Suck

Hope Springs a subtle reminder of the need to grow together

Hope Springs - 2012 Director David Frankel Starring Meryl Streep, Tommy Lee Jones, Steve Carell, Jean Smart, Mimi Rogers, Elisabeth Shue, Ben Rappaport, Marin Ireland, Becky Ann Baker Screenplay Vanessa Taylor I always thought that separate beds in a marriage was a fiction of television.  Of course Ozzie and Harriet could not be seen in the sack together. … Continue reading Hope Springs a subtle reminder of the need to grow together

Men In Black III – Fun B.S.

Men In Black III - 2012 Director Barry Sonnenfeld Starring Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones, Josh Brolin, Emma Thompson, Jermaine Clement,, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alice Eve Screenplay Etan Cohen In watching the early trailers for Men In Back III, the most amazing site is the one sight that was not considered a special effect.  That sight was Josh Brolin … Continue reading Men In Black III – Fun B.S.

Cool Papa E’s Men In Black Series Reviews

Men in Black III is upon us, and while after a not so successful run through last time, word has it, the delay was worth it.  As we await the Will Smith, Tommy Lee Jones and Josh Brolin opus, lets go back in time and review what we have seen thus far. Men In Black … Continue reading Cool Papa E’s Men In Black Series Reviews