Movies

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”

The new “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” — distinguished here from the 1990 classic of the same title, and oh but how the odometer does spin — is borderline watchable, despite what every bone in your body would tell you to expect. Michael Bay, one of the movie’s producers, has made a recent career of exhuming […]

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” the funniest and most satisfying of the 10 movies so far in the Marvel cinematic universe, oozes with the ingredients that draw people to theaters, while forsaking many of the missteps that plague lesser efforts. Instead of making a film for average children and dim adults, here we have one for […]

I Know What We’re Going To Do Today!

I Know What We’re Going To Do Today!

Holy Cow! What a great month for movies! First, of course, is the new Transformers movie. Okay, fine, maybe it wasn’t the best of the franchise. But what science fiction fan doesn’t love watching Optimus Prime fighting it out during a summer blockbuster? Next comes one of the greatest science fiction plots of all time. […]