All posts tagged "Harrison Ford"

  • Entertainment
    Movie Review: Racing Around the World with INDIANA JONES: THE COMPLETE ADVENTURES

    People forget that when Steven Spielberg unleashed Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, he was coming out of a massive slump.  It\’s hard to believe that Hollywood\’s favorite wunderkind ever tasted anything other than Success\’ sweet nectar, but so is the power of his WWII comedy 1941; that film belly-flopped so...

  • Entertainment
    Blu-ray Roundup: Dancing as Fast as I Can (Or, Catching Up with Some Neglected Movies)

    Behind the eight-ball: the nice thing about the holidays is the chance to catch up on late work.  I\’m dropping some Blu-ray/DVD capsule reviews of various titles, and what the following pieces lack in length, they make up in pith and focus (I hope).  Click on all titles to view Amazon\’s page...

  • Entertainment
    Movie Review: COWBOYS AND ALIENS Shortchanges Both Entities

    It\’s a curious bird, this Cowboys and Aliens: the aesthetics are great, the performances rock solid, the action fast and brutal (this is one of the most violent PG-13\’s I have ever seen, with bloody bullet hits and messy impalings and flesh-ripping carnage galore).  Good movies look and move like this one...

  • Tech
    Movie Review: COWBOYS & ALIENS Isn’t Terrible, But Neither Is It Terribly Interesting

    Cowboys & Aliens isn\’t a bad movie, it just isn\’t particularly good. You knew going in that it was going to be ridiculous, and possibly a little bit silly—it is called Cowboys & Aliens after all—but it commits the one cardinal sin that a movie like this absolutely cannot commit; it\’s boring....