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

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