Oz the Great and Powerful is set about 20 years before Dorothy gets whisked away to the magical kingdom by the tornado – so it’s kind of an “Oz origins” story. It tells how the “wizard” – actually a ridiculously crass, greedy and utterly ineffectual conman called Oscar Diggs – […]
Oh crikey, Red Dawn is complete rubbish. Honestly. It filmed in Detroit, so a lot of the buildings are already totally fucked up. Go Wolverines.
OK, hands up if anyone still takes Hugh Jackman seriously? Because I don’t. I just can’t. He’s devolved into a glib, preening, self-aware, McConnaughey-esque muppet before our very eyes. (oh I hope Les Mis can still save him.) In the meantime, Real Steel is the latest of his glossy unwatchables- […]
I was struck by the ner-ner-ner tone of the following Mlive.com headline: Michigan-made film that received $3.9 million in incentives becomes biggest box office flop in history The article is talking of course about the movie “The Oogieloves In The Big Balloon Adventure,” which shot in Michigan in 2009 on […]
Assumption, it’s been said, is the mother of all fuck-ups. And as if to prove this truisim, I offer you Martin Cuff and the avoidance of the Clint Eastwood movie Gran Torino. You see, I assumed that this was a film about Nascar – Days of Thunder meets Stallone in […]