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

Spring Report Card

I think it’s safe to say that the movie year can be split into three very distinct seasons.  They are as follows: Spring (January – April).  I like to call this “dumping season” because we get a lot of B-type releases and typical genre pictures.  These movies generally aren’t strong enough to warrant awards promotion … Continue reading

Movie Review: The Book of Eli

It seems that Hollywood is becoming increasingly interested in the apocalypse.  I, for one, have always been fascinated by the way each filmmaker envisions the world ending and what it will look like afterward.  The post-apocalyptic genre is one of my favorites, and I have welcomed the recent influx of additions to the genre. I … Continue reading