Posts tagged "In Defense Of"

In Defense Of...Warrior

In Defense Of...Warrior
“In Defense Of…” is a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time. Films given the “In Defense Of” treatment so far include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, Meet Joe Black, Alfie (2004), MacGruber, The Island, The Cable Guy, and The Last Castle. BY MATT CAMPOBASSO, special... Read more »

In Defense Of...The Cable Guy

In Defense Of...The Cable Guy
“In Defense Of…” is a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time.  Other films given the “In Defense Of” treatment so far include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, Meet Joe Black, Alfie (2004), MacGruber, and The Island. In 1996, Jim Carrey was on a roll.  In... Read more »

In Defense Of...The Island

In Defense Of...The Island
It’s almost become a national pastime to hate on Michael Bay and his movies.  For the last four years, he’s become defined by the Transformers series, rendering everything else an afterthought.  But back in 2005, Bay was on the verge of pushing his career into more respectable territory.  He’d dabbled in it once before with... Read more »
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In Defense Of...MacGruber

In Defense Of...MacGruber
This is the sixth in a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time.  Other films given the “In Defense Of” treatment so far include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, Meet Joe Black, and Alfie (2004). BY MATT CAMPOBASSO, special guest contributor to Hammervision Have you seen... Read more »

In Defense Of...Alfie (2004)

In Defense Of...Alfie (2004)
This is the fifth in a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time. Other films given the “In Defense Of” treatment include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, Speed Racer, and Meet Joe Black. Chris Black famously joked at the 2004 Oscars, “Who is Jude Law? Why is he... Read more »

In Defense Of...Meet Joe Black

In Defense Of...Meet Joe Black
This is the fourth in a series of posts spotlighting the overlooked, underappreciated, and unfairly maligned movies of our time.  Other films given the “In Defense Of” treatment include The Next Three Days, Multiplicity, and Speed Racer. First things first: I’m a sucker for movies in which the main character knows that life as he/she... Read more »
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In Defense Of...Speed Racer

In Defense Of...Speed Racer
After disappointing audiences across the world with their lackluster sequels to The Matrix, The Wachowski Brothers faced an uphill climb on their next movie. Though they would go on to write and produce V for Vendetta in the interim, the big screen adaptation of the beloved ’60s cartoon Speed Racer marked their return to the... Read more »

In Defense Of...Multiplicity

In Defense Of...Multiplicity
BY JJ HAMMERLE, special guest contributor to Hammervision In the pantheon of underrated films, there has always been one motion picture that has always held a special place in my heart. That movie is Harold Ramis’ 1996 gem, Multiplicity. At the time, Hollywood was pioneering the special effect of overlaying an actor’s performances so that... Read more »

In Defense Of...The Next Three Days

In Defense Of...The Next Three Days
Welcome to the first in what I hope will be a series of posts highlighting those movies that were overlooked, underappreciated, ignored, misunderstood, and unfairly maligned on first go-round. As an attorney, I see injustices in the world that need to be righted on a daily basis. Okay, maybe not. But, I’ve certainly had experience... Read more »
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