Eight Men Out is an adaptation of a book by the same name. The movie covers the 1919 World Series and the eight members of the Chicago White Sox that allegedly conspired with gamblers to throw the Series. What resulted was one of the most tragic ends to a promising career for one player.
For as long as I can remember, I have been a fan of Kevin Smith and his movies. While in high school, I remember going to see Dogma the first week it came out, laughing as a handful of protesters showed up to “picket” the movie. In the fall of 2001, during what was most likely myContinue reading “Today’s Movie Review – Tusk (2014)”
Believe me, when I first heard about the Michael Bay-produced reboot of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, I had the same reaction that most of the internet did: how dare he ruin my childhood!?!?* I prejudged the idea of the movie based on the initial rumors: that Bay was going to make them aliens and removeContinue reading “Today’s Movie Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2014)”
Note: I actually saw this movie on the Thursday before it officially came out (July 31st), and I was part of its $94.3 million opening weekend. I’ve just been dragging my feet in getting this review up, pending a potential second viewing, but instead decided to check out the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot instead. Of theContinue reading “Today’s Movie Review: Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)”