The Thinking Man's Idiot

The unruly brain and bad habits of a writer, artist, and grilled cheese sandwich-enthusiast.

‘Birds of Prey’ is the ‘Deadpool 2’ Redux we Didn’t Need but Still Love

Margot Robbie gets a great second chance at playing Harley, though the plot may seem a bit familiar.

Wednesday, 5 February, 2020 · Leave a comment

Stupid is as ‘Stuber’ Does

A talented cast is wasted in this badly-written, poorly-shot “action-comedy”.

Wednesday, 3 July, 2019 · 2 Comments

Watch it Bleed: ‘The Predator’

Shane Black making a new ‘Predator’ film SHOULD be amazing, but it settles for being (barely) above average.

Tuesday, 11 September, 2018 · 1 Comment

X-mas Day Quadruple-Feature: ‘The Last Jedi’; ‘Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle’; ‘The Shape of Water’; ‘The Disaster Artist’

Jedis, jungles, fish-man junk, & James Franco.
All but the last made for a great day at the multiplex.

Thursday, 28 December, 2017 · 5 Comments

Going Nowhere Fast Double-Feature: ‘Trainspotting 2’ and ‘The Fate of The Furious’

Two beloved film properties prove to be past their prime in this ho-hum day at the multiplex.

Tuesday, 18 April, 2017 · Leave a comment

Jack Ryan: The Wonder Years

Tom Clancy’s famous hero is once again rebooted onscreen for his weakest interpretation yet.

Tuesday, 28 January, 2014 · Leave a comment

‘Machete Kills’… Me happy

Robert Rodriguez’s second-of-three B-movie tributes is a celebration of trashy excess.

Monday, 7 October, 2013 · 1 Comment