Tag: pirates of the caribbean

Inattention grabber

Irish director Jon Wright’s Grabbers is an inconsequential monster movie that seeks to be part horror, part comedy, and succeeds at neither. The supposed humor hinges on the inhabitants of a small island community holed up in the local pub…

Fairly stale faerie tale

After the less-than-enthusiastic reception Tarsem Singh’s Mirror, Mirror received earlier this year, first-time director Rupert Sanders delivers what can be confidently said is the more anticipated update of the Grimms’ faerie tale, Snow White and the Huntsman, a roving, drifting…

Best. Year. Ever.

It’s a requirement of every blog. At the end of each year/decade/millennium, every cineaste, film fan, movie maven, what-have-you, is obliged to recap his or her favorite flicks of that timespan.