Month: May 2016

REVIEW: The Do-Over (2016)

The Do-Over Poster Netflix

Release Poster – Netflix.

The following is a review of The Do-Over, a film by Steven Brill.

The Do-Over is the second of four Netflix original films starring Adam Sandler. The first film in the big Netflix-Sandler deal was The Ridiculous Six, which I think was the worst film of 2015. That said, though, I do think Sandler is a talented comedian, and he has shown his talent in the past. I’m always intrigued by Sandler-films, and I’ve actually been pretty excited for The Do-Over for a while now. Sadly, I have to say that The Do-Over is another disappointing Sandler-film.  (more…)

REVIEW: Warcraft (2016)

Warcraft Poster

U.S. Theatrical Release Poster – Universal Pictures

The following is a review of Warcraft (also known as Warcraft: The Beginning), a Duncan Jones film.

I’m somewhat familiar with Warcraft. I think I’ve only played 5 to 10 minutes of World of Warcraft – definitely not more than that – but I did play Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos a lot. But while I’m somewhat familiar with the franchise, I don’t remember the story at all. To be perfectly honest with you, I haven’t been a fan of the trailers for the film, but I have a lot of faith in the film’s talented director, Duncan Jones.  (more…)

5 Dramas – The Collection #5

50-50 Collection

  • (500) Days of Summer – Directed by Marc Webb.
  • 50/50 – Directed by Jonathan Levine.
  • Boyhood – Directed by Richard Linklater.
  • Lost in Translation – Directed by Sofia Coppola.
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower – Directed by Stephen Chbosky.
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REVIEW: Preacher – “Pilot”

Preacher Reviewed

The following is a review of the first episode of ‘Preacher’, available on AMC in the United States and on Viaplay in Denmark. Expect spoilers for the episode.

It’s here. Welcome to Preacher! A supernatural dark comedy about exploding preachers, crazy vampires, and a crisis of faith. Maybe? That’s pretty much all I know about the show. When I sat down to watch the pilot episode, I had no idea what I was about to watch. The story is completely fresh to me at this time. I may end up reading the comic book that it is based on, but probably not until after the first season is finished. I didn’t know what to expect. But this show may be perfect for me right now. (more…)

REVIEW: The Walking Dead – Season Six (2015-2016)

TWD Reviewed

The following is a review of the sixth season of The Walking Dead. Expect spoilers for the sixth season.

Now, I haven’t reviewed the first five seasons of the show, but I’ve been a fan of the show since the very beginning. I’ve read a good portion of the comic book series, so this world isn’t new to me. It’s been almost two full months since the sixth season aired on AMC in the U.S., and about 5 weeks or so since I got to see the final episode of the season on DR in Denmark. I’ve gathered my various notes from different points in the season, and I’ve finally decided to review a season of The Walking Dead.
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REVIEW: Better Call Saul – Season Two (2016)

Better Call Saul - Reviewed

The following is a review of the second season of Better Call Saul. Expect spoilers for the first two seasons.

Last year, with the first season of Better Call Saul, I became even more enthralled with the Breaking Bad-universe. Somehow the television masterpiece that Vince Gilligan created was being strengthened by a prequel spin-off show. As I mentioned in the season one review, I was worried about what it would do to the legacy of Breaking Bad. I wasn’t sure if it would work. Well, I ended up loving the first season of Better Call Saul, and the second season did not disappoint either. Better Call Saul is currently my favorite show on television. (more…)

Uncharted: The Movie – Casting #1

CASTING - Who Should Play Who?

Casting has replaced The Collection on the monthly schedule. The Collection will return on an unspecified date.

Uncharted is one of the most beloved Sony PlayStation video game franchises of all-time. It is incredibly cinematic, and it definitely should become a movie, or a series of movies, one day in the future. But before the movie studio starts to pick who should play Nathan Drake, let’s beat them to the punch. Who should be in the cast for an Uncharted: The Movie. (more…)