“Put Me Back In! Put Me Back In!” (#48)

This is about as high concept as comedies come. An adorable baby, voiced by an adult man known for being a wiseass action hero! I’ll bet it sold in the room.The Look Who’s Talking franchise is a strange hybrid of adult humor and innocuous family film shenanigans. With tough guy Bruce Willis voicing Mikey the baby, […]

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“Prepare The World For Bad News” (#43)

“Okay, Mr. Truman, let’s say that we actually do land on this. What’s it gonna be like up there?” “Two hundred degrees in the sunlight, minus 200 in the shade, canyons of razor-sharp rock, unpredictable gravitational conditions, unexpected eruptions… things like that.” “Okay, so the scariest environment imaginable. Thanks. That’s all you gotta say, scariest […]

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The Tens: Best Of Film 2012

It’s Oscar time! As usual, the Academy Awards are poised to make some very wrong decisions this year. So as usual, I am prematurely correcting them by releasing my Top Ten of the year. That year is 2012, of course — real film critics release such lists at the end of December or beginning of […]

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