Category: Hammering Out

Hammering Out... Big Hero 6

Hammering Out... Big Hero 6
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  Next up: BIG HERO 6. JOHN: With Marvel dominating the multiplexes, DC releasing a schedule of movies for the next 10 years (hopefully not all directed by Zack Snyder), and TV clogged with episodes of S.H.I.E.L.D.,... Read more »

Hammering Out... Interstellar

Hammering Out... Interstellar
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  Next up: INTERSTELLAR. JOHN: Movies don’t come much bigger or more ambitious than Christopher Nolan’s latest epic blockbuster, Interstellar.  It is a Movie with a capital “M.”  And, whether you love it, like it, admire it,... Read more »

Hammering Out... Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Hammering Out... Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: DAWN OF THE PLANET OF THE APES. JOHN: Three years ago, I was hugely surprised by how much I enjoyed the Apes reboot, Rise of the Planet of the Apes.  Having been burned so... Read more »
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Hammering Out... The Fault In Our Stars

Hammering Out... The Fault In Our Stars
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: THE FAULT IN OUR STARS. JOHN: Two things must be mentioned before we delve too deep here.  First, I’ve read John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars.  I read it for the first time... Read more »

Hammering Out... X-Men: Days of Future Past

Hammering Out... X-Men: Days of Future Past
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: X-Men: Days of Future Past. JOHN: With Days of Future Past, 20th Century Fox is making a clear, calculated bid for Avengers-style grosses at the worldwide box office.  The last X-Men installment, First Class,... Read more »

Hammering Out... Neighbors

Hammering Out... Neighbors
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: NEIGHBORS. JOHN: This summer promises to be a good one for the R-rated comedy.  With so many superhero films and sequels clogging the release schedule, the R-rated comedy is like the last bastion of... Read more »
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Hammering Out...Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Hammering Out...Captain America: The Winter Soldier
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: CAPTAIN AMERICA: THE WINTER SOLDIER. JOHN: Forgive me if what follows reads like a love letter to Marvel Studios.  There is no other production company in the game right now – okay, maybe Pixar... Read more »

Hammering Out...Divergent

Hammering Out...Divergent
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: DIVERGENT. JULIE: I read Divergent back around when it was released. I was a big fan of The Hunger Games, and I thought I should check out this new series because it was being touted... Read more »

Hammering Out... August: Osage County

Hammering Out... August: Osage County
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY. JOHN: Although August: Osage County (I’m calling it AOC here on out) picked up two acting nominations for Meryl Streep and Julia Roberts last week, I’m pretty sure Harvey Weinstein had... Read more »
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Hammering Out... The Wolf of Wall Street

Hammering Out... The Wolf of Wall Street
Hammering Out… is a series of movie reviews featuring a lively he said/she said discussion between John and Julie.  This week: The Wolf of Wall Street. JOHN: When I heard Martin Scorsese’s latest film, based on the memoir of Jordan Belfort, was moving off its November 15 release date because Scorsese needed more time editing... Read more »