Posts Tagged mexico

monsters

Monsters

Monday, December 6, 2010 No Comments

A space probe crash lands on earth with extraterrestrial matter on it and six years later giant octopus looking (whale sound making) aliens are roaming Northern Mexico. That’s where the characters in Monsters find themselves, trying to traverse the infected area to get to the States from Central America. And they travel, and travel, and […]

Backyard

Backyard

Friday, November 5, 2010 No Comments

Based on the horrific murders and disappearances of women that occurred in Juarez, Mexico in 1996 (and have continued to occur ever since), Backyard could’ve been a gripping and heartrending film, but unfortunately, it wasn’t. This is mostly due to the fact that none of the characters were explained. How can I relate or care […]

$5 a day cover art

$5 A Day

Tuesday, August 24, 2010 No Comments

Review Christopher Walken, a lackadaisical grifter, convinces his jaded son to go on a road trip to a holistic healer in Mexico to cure his brain tumor. That’s the gist of $5 A Day, a pleasant, but ultimately trivial and forgettable movie. It’s like elevator music with Christopher Walken’s hilarious voice cueing in every few […]