Clancy Brown

Mar 23 2023

John Wick: Chapter 4 – Movie Review

This review is dedicated to the memory of Lance Reddick, a formidable actor who gave untold amounts of grace, depth, and gravitas to every appearance, whether in film or television. He and his talents will be missed. Few are the film franchises that succeed with every additional sequel; not even The Godfather can lay claim […]
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Feb 6 2015

The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

As the parent of two girls, I’m always wary of current children’s programming. Not only are most of these programs inferior to what I grew up watching (I mean, where are the “Knowing is half the battle” moments these days? Come on!), they’re often condescending and don’t have the best morals or examples for the […]
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Jan 28 2013

John Dies at the End

(This review was originally published on January 28, 2013 at Reel Film News) Whether John dies at the end or not is irrelevant, because director Don Coscarelli’s return to his obscure trademark blend of horror/comedy makes his “Phantasm”  ‘quadrilogy’ look as routine as an Amway seminar. Starting my review while still watching a film isn’t […]
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Jul 29 2011

Cowboys & Aliens

(This review was originally published on July 29, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) A movie with a premise like “Cowboys & Aliens” might draw plenty of unwarranted criticism from biased moviegoers, but its content isn’t as black-and-white as its title might suggest. Jon Favreau’s $180 Million blockbuster-to-be is unquestionably an epic, but it unwittingly parlays its winning […]
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