Begin Again (2014)

Begin Again (2014)

This aggressively crappy rom-com starts out promisingly enough. Keira Knightley is dragged onstage by her folky friend. She sings a song. Then she leaves the stage convinced that she is a failure. But Mark Ruffalo, record company guy, is in the audience and loves the...
Suck it, Libtard! Dinesh D’Souza’s America (2014)

Suck it, Libtard! Dinesh D’Souza’s America (2014)

You won’t believe how egregiously awful Dinesh D’Souza’s America is. Or maybe you will – the walking pustule known as D’Souza has basically resurrected the 2012 Republican Convention in movie form: the golden hued montages of cornfields and purple mountains majesty,...
Redbox Roundup – July 5th 2014

Redbox Roundup – July 5th 2014

This week’s Redbox Roundup is (hee hee) exactly the same as last week’s! At least as far as the top ten is concerned. I’m adding a couple movies to the lower tiers: Lone Survivor (2013) I saw this movie in a theater, and I was not wildly impressed. There’s hardly any...
They Hate Us for our Freedom Fries

They Hate Us for our Freedom Fries

Fourth of July Counter-Programming Marching bands, fireworks, and war movies – all kinds of patriotic pap will be beamed to your television machines this weekend. Gary Cooper will win World War I single-handedly on TCM, the Macy’s Fireworks show will be on NBC if it...