Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Review of Tron Legacy

Alright, let’s just get this out of the way. Tron Legacy is very competently executed, filled with strong visuals, a fine dual performance by the irreplaceable Jeff Bridges, and some great ideas. Despite everything I am about to say, it … Continue reading

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A Review of Black Swan

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The Best Alternative Christmas Films

Everyone knows about the canonical Christmas classics. No one can get through December without watching It’s a Wonderful Life or A Christmas Story. All charming films, certainly. But I have always been interested in the alternate side of Christmas films. … Continue reading

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A Review of I’m Still Here

Why fake it? That is the one question I have about the entire enterprise. And yes, it is a fake. Casey Affleck came out and said so soon after the film was released. Besides, there are moments in the film … Continue reading

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A Review of Lady Vengeance

I did a review of Oldboy a while ago. I had meant to start reviewing the other parts of the famous “Vengeance Trilogy.” And now, I am. Perfect timing too – it is a sort of Christmas movie, in the … Continue reading

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A Recap of Abed’s Uncontrollabe Christmas – A Corner Critic Christmas Special

No, Virginia, I have not forgotten that Christmas is almost upon us. It is just that unlike, say, Halloween, there are not nearly as many “Christmas” films that really need to be re examined.  There are almost certainly barely any … Continue reading

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A Review of Amadeus

He was a musician. He was an enormous fan of bizarre sex and controlled substances. He died young, at a time in which people were slowly turning against him. He had many enemies who were afraid of what he stood … Continue reading

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A Review of Django

Usually, people only remember one film whenever they think of “Spaghetti Western.” That is The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. This is understandable; the film is a masterpiece that few others can live up to. Yet it was an … Continue reading

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A Recap of Psych – “Dual Spires”

I have never seen an episode of Psych before. I know none of the characters. I know nothing of the plot. I am not sure if it is the best show on television, or the worst. There is one thing … Continue reading

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