Tag Archives: 9/11

Baffling, bad, bland ‘355’ a hopeful franchise starter, likely a career ender

1/10 There’s such a stigma around early January releases that at this point, any time a movie gets put in those slots, I stop for a while and laugh at it. Putting a movie with a major budget here, where … Continue reading

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20 years of 9/11 in film

The core ennui of being a ‘90s child is watching things disappear. This is most easily tracked through technology. Within our childhoods, we watched playing outside with neighborhood kids, maybe one of whom had an N64, turn into a kaleidoscope … Continue reading

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Aspiring franchise-starter ‘Mile 22’ trips at the starting line

2/10 Mile 22 is from director/producer Peter Berg and star/producer Mark Wahlberg, the creative team that has dedicated itself recently to hyper-jingoistic movies like Lone Survivor and Patriots Day, and they aren’t all that bad. Deepwater Horizon in particular is … Continue reading

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