I avoided the Robocop reboot when it appeared in theaters earlier this year. Most reboots in my experience fail to live up to the originals. But I was pleasantly surprised when I finally gave this movie a chance when I streamed it this weekend. 36 more words
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Much like Cape Fear, Bad News Bears is a film that’s embedded into American pop culture. Whether it be through its 2005 remake or that episode of South Park called “The Losing Edge” which also involved little league baseball, or the fact that the overall plot of the Bad News Bears is like a cheeseburger variation. 1,086 more words
We review all sorts of films here – from comedy to horror to oddball documentaries to martial arts. My real love, though, is for the B-movies of the 80s and 90s – when video rental meant that there was budget enough for even relatively cheap films to look great (compared to movies of a similar ilk from today). 875 more words
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Amanda: I hear you like to gamble.
Kelly: We go a dollar a game here. Serve it.
Amanda: I don’t want to play for money. If I win, you play baseball for the Bears.
(*1/2 out of ****)
(Originally written for The Boston College Heights on 5/3/2009)
One, two, a new remake’s coming for you … three, four, this one is quite the bore … five, six, you won’t find any new tricks … seven, eight, you could call it second-rate … nine, ten, never trust anything Michael Bay touches again. 742 more words