By Dr. Craig D. Reid Yes, I hear you, most of you will undoubtedly want to say, “Pacific Rim, it looks like the Transformers.” Oh yee little minds being held at bay (Michael Bay, that is). But once you realize that the leather, space-suited human warriors are operating the robots inside their metallic shells, there […]
CLOUD ATLAS: Yellow Facing Racism?
By Dr. Craig D. Reid Now before everyone get’s all wowee-zowee with the make up jobs, where each main star plays 4-6 characters (which is actually rather neat), or gets confused by a typical Wachowski sibling (Lana and Andy) writing and directing event (yes Larry and Andy’s Matrix was cool but even the actors didn’t […]
THE AMAZING SPEE-IDER MAN: Mega-buck not Mega-Mind.
By Dr. Craig D. Reid Hey Sam Raimi. So what do you think about the latest film cashing in on the franchise you rescued back in 2002, The Amazing Spider-Man, so dubbed in honor of the original comic book that hit the United States in 1963? Does it look, feel and sound familiar? Did the […]
MEN IN BLACK 3: Another “Summer” Alien Invasion
By Dr. Craig D. Reid Men in Black 3 is back in black, as the AC/DC power is cranked up to send our sunglass-donned heroes back in time to do something that many earthlings can’t do against the idiots that run and ruin our planet today (sorry Al Gore, but sadly your eco-message is slowly […]
BATTLESHIP: The USN Saves the World
By Dr. Craig D. Reid Last year in Battle LA, a handful of US Marines from Camp Pendleton (32 miles North of San Diego, near Oceanside, California) saved the world from an alien invasion and now they’re baaaaaack. That’s right, new and improved aliens have arrived to take over the world in Battleship, and whose […]
WHO IS JOHN CARTER? – A NAME BURROUGH-ED FROM MARS
Well, it’s early spring, but the summer blockbuster watch is off an running as John Carter hits theaters tomorrow and like any film it may be living on Burrough-ed time before the next hit comes along. However, John Carter is one cool film and although it’s in the unnecessary format of 3-D, it is extremely […]