Archive for March 2013

Movie Review: Oz The Great and Powerful (***)

Movie Review: Oz The Great and Powerful (***)
OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Genre: Fantasy Adventure Rating: PG Running Time: 130 mins. Premise: A prequel to The Wizard of Oz.  Circus illusionist Oz (James Franco) gets swept up in a tornado and finds himself in the magical land of Oz.  With the help of a flying monkey in a bellhop uniform, a china doll girl,... Read more »

The Walking Dead Recap: Arrow on the Doorpost

The Walking Dead Recap: Arrow on the Doorpost
Last week’s episode of The Walking Dead was a little bit of a stand-alone. We took a little side trip to Rick’s old stomping grounds to look for new weapons and old friends. This week’s episode didn’t pack the emotional punch of the previous hour and it really treaded water plot-wise. Plus, Andrea was up... Read more »

Who Should Direct the Next James Bond Movie?

Who Should Direct the Next James Bond Movie?
The big film news on Wednesday was that Sam Mendes would be stepping down from directing duties on the next Bond movie to focus on several theater gigs he has lined up.  Mendes guided the latest film, Skyfall, to huge critical and commercial acclaim.  It is the highest grossing Bond film to date, with over... Read more »
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25 Best Movie Songs of All Time

25 Best Movie Songs of All Time
Remember when we did this thing a few weeks ago with the TV kisses, and I said it was “ballsy” to call them the 6 best TV kisses of all time because calling something the best anything is merely an exercise in futility, and I knew people would disagree with me and accuse me of being... Read more »

Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (***)

Movie Review: Jack the Giant Slayer (***)
JACK THE GIANT SLAYER Genre: Fantasy Adventure Rating: PG-13 Running Time: 113 mins. Premise: An epic, LOTR-flavored retelling of the classic tale of Jack and the Beanstalk.  Jack (Warm Bodies‘ Nicholas Hoult) gets some magic beans that open a beanstalk gateway to a land of giants in the sky.  Can Jack save the princess he loves, and... Read more »

The Walking Dead Recap - Clear

The Walking Dead Recap - Clear
My initial impulse with this The Walking Dead recap was to go the usual snarky route and make the whole thing about what a shitty father Rick is for taking his son with him on a road trip through the Zombpocalypse to find guns. I mean, story-wise, I understand why the writers wanted Carl there;... Read more »
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What's the Best Movie Song of All Time?

We’re chatting about movie music over on the Hammervision Facebook page? What’s your favorite song from a movie? Enjoy this post? Click like on the Hammervision Facebook page and join the party. Type your email address in the box and click the “create subscription” button. My list is completely spam free, and you can opt out at... Read more »