Huh. I note that no one is mentioning Skyfall. Maybe if the villain wasn't a shallow rip-off of Heath Ledger's Joker, the macguffin a rip-off of the first Mission: Impossible and, quite possibly, if James Bond hadn't acted like a humorless sociopath who lets assassination targets and grown-up child prostitutes get… » 12/10/14 2:49pm 12/10/14 2:49pm

And this is why I hate-hate-hated Skyfall. Everything you said happened, to the T... and then, instead of ACTUALLY SAVING HER, James Bond lets her get shot in the face in a game of William Tell like a naive dipshit, only to complain about the scotch that was wasted in the process. He then proceeds to kick all of their… » 11/08/14 1:15am 11/08/14 1:15am

I actually did this back in high school with Nosferatu: Phantom Der Nacht! Gorgeous movie, but I felt the music was distracting from the mood it was trying to build up, so I tried matching up a lot of music from Bram Stoker's Dracula, Interview With the Vampire, and even a few tracks from the classical-style… » 9/11/14 1:42pm 9/11/14 1:42pm

Without a doubt, the origin stories that fail are the ones that show how the origin GAVE the hero their interesting qualities, instead of it REVEALING the interesting qualities that the hero already had. Compare The Lone Ranger to Batman Begins. I can't tell you how frustrating it was to have to wait for that boring… » 8/28/14 9:55pm 8/28/14 9:55pm