Posts Tagged lackluster

Savages

Savages

Tuesday, April 23, 2013 1 Comment

Rife with gore, Savages definitely appeals to a violence leaning audience. The story, following two independent drug dealers who get into hot water with a drug cartel, isn’t all that unique. Sure, the love triangle (with the ever so sexy Blake Lively) had a slightly different spin than the triangulation we’re used to in movies, […]

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End of Watch

End of Watch

Tuesday, February 19, 2013 No Comments

Following two cops working a rough beat, End of Watch had a lot of story potential, but oddly, there was no overarching conflict. They had intermittent struggles, but none lasted longer than a few minutes. Strangest of all is that they kept alluding to potential larger issues, but it was only after over an hour […]

Snow White and the Huntsman

Snow White and the Huntsman

Tuesday, September 18, 2012 No Comments

Why did two films about the Snow White fable come out in the same year? And why were they both so damn bad? Snow White and the Huntsman spent way too long on its highly lackluster set-up (roughly 40 minutes), that by the time the film reached the central plot (as clearly stated in the […]

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Duke Nukem Forever

Tuesday, August 30, 2011 1 Comment

I want to say that playing Duke Nukem Forever has left me conflicted – appeased by a hit of excessively violent, campy nostalgia, but disappointed by graphical inferiority, unnecessarily slow loading times and its refusal to even try innovating. I would, but the mix of the aforementioned issues and the game’s lackluster attempts to be […]

Red Riding

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974

Friday, January 21, 2011 No Comments

Red Riding: In the Year of Our Lord 1974 follows a young journalist who’s trying to uncover who’s responsible for the disappearance of three very young girls. It sounds quite promising and the acting and cinematography were pleasant, but unfortunately, I couldn’t enjoy it. First, their accents were so deep that it was difficult to […]