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

Of course the only one who has any kind of optimism toward a Kick-Ass 3 would be Mark Millar. Having Hollywood turn one of his few semi-decent stories into an excellent adaptation must have been the kind of fellatio he'd only want to have repeatedly. » 8/12/14 9:34am 8/12/14 9:34am

It has its moments. For starters, it's obvious Sigourney Weaver was having a ball playing... not Ripley, but a psychologically-damaged clone of Ripley. I also personally love the dynamic between said clone and Winona Ryder's character, which smartly covers different ground than Ripley/Newt. Also, there's a particular… » 7/12/14 3:53am 7/12/14 3:53am