Idlewild

[Rating:2] Director: Bryan Barber Starring: André Benjamin, Big Boi (as Antwan A. Patton), Terrence Howard, Faizon Love, Cicely Tyson, Macy Gray, Ben Vereen, Patti LaBelle, Ving Rhames Idlewild didn’t suck, but it was a disappointment. “I’m going to see the new Outkast...

snakes on a plane

For some reason I was interviewed by News 10 about the hype surrounding the new Samuel L. Jackson movie, Snakes on a Plane. I guess the “Reptile Lady” at the zoo was unavailable. But, if there’s one thing I know, it’s useless facts about pop culture. Hopefully, I made...

monkey business

Technically, Operation Groucho was over more than a month ago. But only last week, after a whimsical making-of documentary surfaced on the local humor site BadMouth, could the happening find its proper audience. “BadMouth has been getting thousands of hits a day, which hasn’t...

The Descent

[rating:4] Writer/Director: Neil Marshall Starring: Shauna MacDonald, Natalie Mendoza, Alex Reid, Saskia Mulder. “The Descent” is a smart movie in a genre where it’s not just easy, but almost standard, to be dumb. Horror films, like any kind of action-adventure movie, too...