Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Men in Black 3

Men in Black III [PG-13]
2012 Sony
Directed by Barry Sonnenfeld

Grade: A-
Up-graded from B

+1: Josh Brolin (playing young Agent K).
par: Creature effects (Rick Baker).
+1: Living in the moments (as described by alien Griffin (Michael Stuhlbarg)).
par: 1969.
par: Serial installment.

[overview at Fandango]

Friday, May 25, 2012

Whitney’s World

Actress Whitney Avalon’s parody of “Part of Your World” as a resumé/demo reel.

Whitney is an actress who has worked in film, television, theater and commercials. You might have seen her in “The Big Bang Theory” and webisodes for “Community”, among many other things.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

The Pirates!

The Pirates! Band of Misfits [PG]
2012 Sony
Directed by Peter Lord

Grade: B-
Up-graded from C

+1: Stop motion animation.
par: aptly named pirates.
-1: Joseph (Elephant Man) Merrick cameo.
+1: Soundtrack including “Not Crying” by Flight of the Conchords.
+1: Queen Victoria (voiced by Imelda Staunton) - she hates pirates.

[overview on Fandango]

Friday, May 4, 2012

The Avengers

Marvel’s The Avengers [PG-13]
2012 Paramount Pictures
Directed by Joss Whedon

Grade A-
Upgraded from B

+1: Team personality conflicts.
+1: Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) vs Loki (Tom Hiddleston).
par: c.g.i. Hulk version 3.0.
par: Cast.
par: Killing an army with one “stone”.

Note: Bonus scene after credits, before the crawl. Extra Bonus scene after credit crawl.

overview at Fandango.