Tag Archives: Paul Giamatti

Apes Franchise Review: Part VI – Planet of the Apes (2001)

planet-of-the-apes-movie-poster-2001-1020216342

twitterpost tagspost tagsreddit

Today Dawn of the Planet of the Apes opens in theaters across the country. Unfortunately, due to some poor timing, I have been forced to celebrate its release with a review of Tim Burton’s 2001 remake. As always, you can find an index of my Apes reviews here and also check out The Obsessive Viewer Podcast here. Now, here’s my review of Burton’s train wreck. Continue reading

Advertisements

Mike’s Review: The Amazing Spider-Man 2

20140319151353!The_Amazing_Spiderman_2_poster

  The Amazing Spider-Man 2 had plenty going against it before it opened last Friday, May 2nd. (Early showings started around 8 on Thursday.) Early reviews were lukewarm at best. Rumors of too many villains bogging down the film were strong, and incessant trailers and TV spots seemed to leave very few surprises. More than anything, ASM 2 absolutely needed to improve upon director Marc Webb’s first Spidey outing, 2012’s even-less-than-lukewarm reboot. Amazing Spider-Man 2 didn’t need to be amazing (it’s not,) it simply needed to be better (it is.) Continue reading

Mike’s Trailer Thursday: The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014)

the_amazing_spider_man_2_teaser_poster_by_enoch16-d5w91tgRelease Date: May 2, 2014

Director: Marc Webb

Written By: Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Jeff Pinker (Screenplay) and James Vanderbilt (story)

As promised, today the Obsessive Viewer gives you a special Thursday edition of Trailer Tuesday: The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

So…spoiler alert…I guess. Continue reading

Trailer Tuesday: Parkland (2013)

parkland-634x356-620x350

Release Date: October 4, 2013

Director: Peter Landesman

Writer: Peter Landesman

Stars:  Zac EfronTom WellingPaul GiamattiMarcia Gay HardenRon LivingstonJames Badge DaleJackie Earle HaleyColin HanksBilly Bob Thornton and Jacki Weaver

Continue reading