Movie Man

Riddick No. 3 sees its way to box office heights

Usually, the weekend after Labor Day is one of the worst attended for movies the entire year. And 2013 was no exception. But even...

Holiday releases offer diverse cinematic gifts

While we’re in an ebb in the good movie release ocean, the tide will soon turn – and the sentences will get better than...

At least You’re Next got the puncuation right

Horror aficionados, like all other genre mavens, always have a tempting terror movie on the horizon. Last year for creature fans, it was Cabin in...

Time trek highlights many black days of history

You don’t see a lot of straight up dramas anymore. There was a time when movies with Big Important Themes were churned out in Hollywood,...

Love connection in this family feud put in jeopardy

The Movie Man chose the comedy We’re the Millers over a science-fiction movie, Elysium, this week. It was a bad move. About the film WtM appealed...

Buddy cop movie a gritty 1970’s genre throwback

There are two great American actors – both equally on the highest rung. Sure, there are lots of others who are pretty good and...

New Wolverine not as marvelous as hoped

Some comic book movies are highly detested by the nerd elite. Some understandably so. However, others films take fanboy flak unfairly. A Wolverine movie...

Return of the old-time assassins not a killer

This is one of those instances where the sequel is not as good as the original. That’s usually the case and is with RED 2. About...

Robots and monsters mash and smash big time

Rats. The Movie Man had high hopes for Pacific Rim. Giant robots fighting gargantuan monsters directed by a guy who makes weird movies. What...

Mighty mite minions take down the Lone Ranger

After the lackluster (but monstrously successful) enjoyment of Monsters University (Movie Man No. 1,040, a 5), the Movie Man is happy to report that...
- Advertisement -