Super Mario Brothers The Movie: One Of The Worst And Why

[Yes, I know I usually do career and citizenship posts here.  But part of a good career and good citizenship is not making terrible movies.  In the light of Scott’s analysis of Super Mario Brothers, I wanted to put in … Continue reading

Make It So: The Trailer Film Of Trailers

Awhile ago I mentioned how Serdar and I had discussed the way film companies could act as incubators for smaller, less pricey movies. The risk is lowered, the chance for success is good (and perhaps higher without Save The Cat … Continue reading

Actually, I Suspect ‘Lone Ranger’ Just Kind of Sucks

Between Bruckheimer’s complaints and Depp and Hammer blaming critics, it appears a lot of people are not taking the failure of “Lone Ranger” very well.  This is a reaction I’m not used to seeing since it sounds like it’ll only … Continue reading

“Turbo” Isn’t Doing So Hot. Insert Your Own “Slow” Joke Here.

Adjusted for inflation?  Worst Dreamworks opening ever. I think there’s several factors here: The general movie meltdown occurring. It’s a new property that  . . . is about snails.   It’s also competing against animated sequels to well-loved properties – … Continue reading

Sharknado Sequel In The Works

There will be a sequel to Sharknado, that oddball film that burned up social media while kicking science in the groin. This gets The Asylum and their mockbusters, derivatives, and weird b-movies even more attention.  I swear they’re in serious … Continue reading