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 […]
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 […]
Release 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.
Release Date: October 4, 2013 Director: Peter Landesman Writer: Peter Landesman Stars: Zac Efron, Tom Welling, Paul Giamatti, Marcia Gay Harden, Ron Livingston, James Badge Dale, Jackie Earle Haley, Colin Hanks, Billy Bob Thornton and Jacki Weaver