Review: The Other Guys

The first 15 minutes of The Other Guys are dominated by Samuel L. Jackson and Dwayne Johnson.  They’re the ass-kicking rock star cops in New York City, the ridiculous over-the-top guys who blow up an entire city block only to catch some punk with a gram of weed.  Quite simply, they’re the shit. Meanwhile, we’re introduced … Continue reading

6/15 DVD Rundown

The Book of Eli (Albert Hughes and Allen Hughes, 2010) With Denzel Washington, Gary Oldman and Mila Kunis. I’m not even a big Denzel fan and I thought this was one of the better films of the first half of the year.  It’s essentially a western/post-apocalyptic hybrid, but its an unexpectedly thought-provoking action film with … Continue reading

DVD Review: Unthinkable

My experience with direct-to-video movies tells me that they almost always fit into one of two criteria: they suck or they got screwed over. Unthinkable is a shocking and suspenseful film that falls in with the latter.  It was never going to make a major splash at the box office, but it had all the makings … Continue reading