MOVIE MAN

New ‘X-Men’ flick a feast for fanboys/girls

Wednesday, May 28, 2014
By Movie Man

The Movie Man did something he hasn't done in a long time. He shoehorned himself in amongst hordes of fanboys and fangirls at an advance showing of a movie.

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‘Godzilla’ rampages through box offices and childhood memories

Wednesday, May 21, 2014
By Movie Man

Who doesn't like Godzilla? Not many, judging from the fact that the groovy Japanese monster is 60 years old, has been in 40 movies, and this latest cinematic rendition of the creature raked in $93 million over the weekend.

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Bad ‘Neighbors’ in every sense of the word

Wednesday, May 14, 2014
By Movie Man

Quickly it becomes apparent that this 2014 "Neighbors" has no relation to the 1981 version that was, sadly, John Belushi's final movie.

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Spidey vs. Electro, Green Goblin, Rhino and mush

Wednesday, May 7, 2014
By Movie Man

Surely we're not seeing the evolution of the superhero movie, are we?

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The annual summertime top 10 movie guesses

Wednesday, April 30, 2014
By Movie Man

This is a rare week (that happens every year) when the Movie Man skips a film, puts on his prognosticating hat, and tries to ascertain what the top 10 movies of the upcoming summer season will be.

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There’s no place like Heaven for film-going believers

Wednesday, April 23, 2014
By Movie Man

We moviegoers are in the midst of a pair of film trends right now, aside from the superhero glut.

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Though grand, this ‘Hotel’ is not for everyone

Wednesday, April 16, 2014
By Movie Man

Some people like to go to the movies to escape. Some are curious about how a favorite novel might be adapted. Some love superheroes. Some dig spaceships or being scared.

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It’s shield vs. S.H.I.E.L.D. in ‘Cap 2′

Wednesday, April 9, 2014
By Movie Man

So far, so good for the recent spate of Marvel superhero movies.

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New ‘Noah’ tale awash in weirdness

Wednesday, April 2, 2014
By Movie Man

OK, "Noah" was weird enough. Then the movie ended, and things got weirder.

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‘Muppets’ round 2 not exactly a knockout

Wednesday, March 26, 2014
By Movie Man

Alas, here's another sequel that sadly lives up to the Second Movie Theory: the predecessor is usually better.

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Ultra-violent “300” sequel a 3-D wonder

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
By Movie Man

The Movie Man jumped back a week to catch "300: Rise of an Empire" for two reasons.

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Time-traveling dog will make Boomers smile

Wednesday, March 12, 2014
By Movie Man

It's always tricky to mess with Baby Boomers' beloved TV shows. Sometimes big screen versions work, sometimes they don't.

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Groovy hippie Jesus a Hollywood throwback

Wednesday, March 5, 2014
By Movie Man

We've discussed before about great untapped movie audiences - Hispanics and Christians, to name a couple.

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Explosive ancient math: “Gladiator” + “Titanic” = “Pompeii”

Wednesday, February 26, 2014
By Movie Man

The Movie Man expected a big ol' chunk of epic cheese with "Pompeii." Based on dorky trailers, it looked like a standard 3 or so.

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‘RoboCop’ part man, part machine, all boring

Wednesday, February 19, 2014
By Movie Man

Not many people are crazy about the reboot of "RoboCop."

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(Almost) everything is awesome in “Lego Movie”

Wednesday, February 12, 2014
By Movie Man

Just when making movies based on popular toys appeared to have run its course - the "Transformers" were big but "Battleship" (2012, a 4) tanked - along comes a film about Lego building blocks.

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Dench carries ‘Philomena’ not quite far enough

Wednesday, February 5, 2014
By Movie Man

The Movie Man did what he said he would do; he jumped back to a 2013 movie instead of one of the two boring-looking new releases - "That Awkward Moment" and "Labor Day," the latter already being ridiculed for the "pie-making scene," a so-inadvertently-bad-it's-horribly-painfully-funny "Ghost" pottery-making reference.

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Frankenstein monster movie lacks electricity

Wednesday, January 29, 2014
By Movie Man

Ah, Frankenstein's monster! That wonderful creature from the Movie Man's youth has been through hundreds of film incarnations.

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‘Shadow Recruit’ proves a shaky reboot for Ryan franchise

Wednesday, January 22, 2014
By Movie Man

"Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit" broke the record for the trailer the Movie Man saw the most times.

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Superior actors ‘Hustle’ to awards stand

Wednesday, January 15, 2014
By Movie Man

There are all sorts of movies and everyone has their favorite genre.

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