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Transformers Didn’t Make the Grade June 26, 2009


If you haven’t seen Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, DO NOT READ THE BELOW POST UNLESS YOU WANT SPOILERS.  I’m going no holds barred!  This may be one of those movies that I need to let marinate.  But I have so many overwhelming thoughts and feelings about it that I can’t stop myself.  I didn’t love it.  It isn’t 1/10 of the movie that the original Transformers is.  And here’s a few reasons why:




Are Summer Blockbusters Going After an All-Male Audience? April 17, 2009

Filed under: Entertainment,Summer Blockbuster — thedogwoodtree @ 11:58 am


I love summer movie season, so I generally pay more attention to trailers that are playing at this time of year.  And I began noticing a trend.  This is going to be a boyish season of movies; a gory, sci-fi heavy, weapon-filled season!  I’ve compiled a list of some premieres for the next few months, along with a brief synopsis of the movie. 




Let’s Talk Summer Blockbusters April 3, 2009

batman1So far I’m reading that my alltime favorite set of movies, the Christopher Nolan-directed Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and an unnamed third, is being delayed due to another project he’s working on, Inception.  The same thing happened between BB and TDK, that project being The Prestige, which also starred Christian Bale.  Nolan obviously has his favorite actors, as he just cast Cillian Murphy (BB’s Scarecrow) in Inception.  Other cast members for that film include Marion Cotillard, who will also play opposite Johnny Depp and Christian Bale in this summer’s Public Enemies.  Interestingly enough, it has been heavily reported that Johnny Depp will also play Riddler in the 3rd Batman installment.  Sometimes casting is simply a revolving group of actors.