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In Defense of Man of Steel: A Retrospect

Posted in Whatever with tags , , , on 12/24/2013 by McCutcheon

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It’s funny how divided the people have been about the newest cinematic incarnation of Superman; director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel. Rotten Tomatoes has got it rated at an even 50% and Comic Book Girl talked about it but wouldn’t touch it herself for fear of getting harassed in the comment section for whatever side she might sway toward. Tried to put a link up to it but it looks like she even took the video down. I can only assume why.

And while this seems like something that should have come out around the time when the movie was first released, I needed to see again to make sure it was the same movie I thought it was in theaters. And it was actually better this time around.

Spoilers ahead. Of course.

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Movie Review: The Cold Light of Day

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , on 09/07/2012 by McCutcheon

Stars: Henry Cavill, Bruce Willis, Sigourney Weaver, Veronica Echegui

Rated PG-13 for language and sexual content, Running time 93 minutes, Action/Adventure/Thriller

Compare to: Unknown (2011), Abduction (2011)

Think of an idea that is something like a premise, but no one message to boil it down to, resulting in boring chases, terrible dialogue, no enjoyable characters. Got it? Now think of a title that, at no point makes its reasoning present, and add it in with said premise. Okay, you ready? I came up The Cold Light of Day, what did you get?

The problem with a movie like this, is that it seems like nobody wants to ever do them. They’re bland, forgettable, and boring. Then people do them anyway because certain A-list stars agree to the paycheck and it’s hoped that those same A-listers will lure audiences in and they can make their money. It’s the only reason I can see movies like this being made. It’s definitely not so anyone can put this title under their belt and proclaim “I am SO proud to have been apart of The Cold Light of Day.” I’m not foreseeing that in any future interviews. Continue reading