Posts Tagged ‘movie review’
 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Pilot Review: “Inhumans”

  INHUMANS:  Friday 9PM on ABC (starting Sept 29) – Change the Channel In this world of Peak TV, it’s harder for a new series to break through the clutter than it’s ever been, and that thicket will be a ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Blackhat”

  BLACKHAT:  Not Even For Free – One of Michael Mann’s Worst Michael Mann has become a filmmaking vampire; he sucks the blood out of promising projects.  His new, seemingly up-to-the-minute computer hacking t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies”

  THE HOBBIT:  THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES – Watch It At Home – The Best of the Hobbit Trilogy Is Still Just Its Tallest Dwarf It’s hard to get around the sad fact that Peter Jackson’s THE HOBBIT...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part I””

  THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART I:  Worth A Ticket – Half a Good Movie Is Still Half a Movie As big-screen and small-screen entertainment experiences have begun to merge, there’s been an increase in serial...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Transformers: Age of Extinction”

  TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION:  Not Even For Free – Hollywood’s Blockbuster Mentality To the Max Here are just a few of the epic movies with running times shorter than the 165 minutes of TRANSFORMERS: AGE ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “How To Train Your Dragon 2″”

  HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2:  Worth A Ticket – Bigger Isn’t Always Better, But Still Good Enough Like a lot of sequels animated and not, HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON 2 has been conceived on a much more spectacula...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Blended”

  BLENDED:  Not Even For Free – A Bad Sitcom Episode, 4 Times As Long On the Adam Sandler Movie Pain-o-Meter (patent pending), the new BLENDED ranks about midway between the not-so-bad Just Go With It and the soul-c...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Sabotage”

  SABOTAGE:  Not Even For Free – A Bloody Waste SABOTAGE is a lot bloodier than you’re expecting.  A lot bloodier.  I mention this upfront because although an R-rated Arnold Schwarzenegger vehicle carries wi...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Divergent”

  DIVERGENT:  Watch It At Home – Not Hungry Enough The film of DIVERGENT, even more than Veronica Roth’s YA-franchise source novel, is determined to resemble The Hunger Games as much as any movie can that̵...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Bad Words”

  BAD WORDS:  Watch It At Home – Hilarious, For a While BAD WORDS eventually has to spell out its plot, and that’s when, like many an initially enthusiastic competitor, it fades, becoming increasingly soft and...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY Film Review: “Need For Speed”

  NEED FOR SPEED:  Watch It At Home – Not Enough Fuel If there was ever a movie that didn’t need to be over 2 hours long, the relatively unpretentious NEED FOR SPEED was it.  Action movies these days too ofte...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “The Lego Movie”

  THE LEGO MOVIE:  Buy A Ticket – The Pieces All Fit Together Phil Lord and Christopher Miller’s THE LEGO MOVIE wants to have its family movie cake and eat it too, and it’s a remarkably tasty dish.  Leg...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “That Awkward Moment”

  THAT AWKWARD MOMENT:  Watch It At Home – Low-Impact Rom-Com If you heard that a new indie movie featured the stars of the past 2 years’ back-to-back Sundance sensations, Michael B. Jordan from 2013’s F...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDANCE REVIEW: “God’s Pocket”

  Of all the titles in this year’s Sundance US Dramatic Competition line-up, none may have been more promising on paper than GOD’S POCKET.  Based on a novel by Pete Dexter, it marked the feature directing debu...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 

SHOWBUZZDAILY SUNDANCE REVIEW: “Young Ones”

  The post-apocalyptic sci-fi western, which once must have seemed revolutionary and innovative, is now (it dates back at least to 1975’s A Boy and His Dog) an established subgenre.  Jake Paltrow’s entry into ...
by Mitch Salem