A mission from god: A Blues Brothers double review

The SNL musical sketch the Blues Brothers spawned two movies: One in 1980 and one in 1999. And while I’ve never been to Chicago, it’s my understanding that they are something of an icon there having several statues built for them (anyone who’s been to Chicago or from Chicago feel free to correct me on … Continue reading A mission from god: A Blues Brothers double review

The Shrek movies: The rise and fall of the jolly green ogre

The Shrek movies made quite a splash for Dreamworks back in the day with their own unique spins on the fairy tale stories and characters. And these days they’ve been associated with several Internet memes. Unfortunately, even at its best I can’t find myself enjoying Shrek on the same level such as the Toy Story … Continue reading The Shrek movies: The rise and fall of the jolly green ogre

Ash’s Pokemon League losses ranked from worst to best.

Up until Alola where he finally won the whole thing after so many years of fans demanding it, the Pokemon League in the anime always resulted in Ash losing to some trainer or other. In some ways those losses were warranted in some ways they weren’t. This article ranks Ash’s league losses from worst to best.   6. Ash vs. … Continue reading Ash’s Pokemon League losses ranked from worst to best.

Michael Bay’s Transformers: More than meets the eye, robot crap in disguise

Somewhere in your childhood you probably have heard of the Transformers. Maybe you watched the cartoons, maybe you played with the toys, or maybe you watched the 1986 movie. But if there was ever a bad place to hear about the Transformers, the Michael Bay movies would probably be it. These movies were just plain … Continue reading Michael Bay’s Transformers: More than meets the eye, robot crap in disguise

A Look Back on How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

The term “Christmas Grinch” is a popular one during the holidays thanks to Dr. Seuss’ iconic read, How the Grinch Stole Christmas. And if I’m being perfectly honest with anyone who’s reading this...I find both cinematic adaptations of the Grinch horrible. The 2000 Grinch has Jim Carrey’s wonderful make up and performance but the good … Continue reading A Look Back on How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966)

I’ll Be Home for Christmas Review

Eddie: Hey jingle balls! Move your candy canes! Beware: Spoilers may follow Jonathan Taylor Thomas was something of an icon during the 90s. Coming off his role in Home Improvement, he took his shot at movies which resulted in mostly stinkers. And among the worst of them being the holiday movie we’re discussing today. So what better … Continue reading I’ll Be Home for Christmas Review