Legendary Pictures

May 22 2013

The Hangover Part III

(This review was originally published on May 22, 2013 at Reel Film News)  – ZERO STARS – Sitting through the “Hangover” sequels has been like helplessly watching from a remote satellite feed while someone vandalizes my car. The 2009 mega-hit original was something of an anomaly, at least as far as box office-topping comedies go. […]
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Jul 27 2012

The Dark Knight Rises

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on July 27, 2012.) Before we start: on behalf of Reel Film News, we would like to offer our sincerest condolences to the victims of the Aurora shooting and their families. I had originally written an overlong piece about the merits of The Dark Knight Rises.  There […]
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May 27 2011

The Hangover Part II

(This review was originally published on May 27, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) In his follow-up effort to the highest grossing R-rated comedy in American history, director Todd Phillips proves that it is somehow possible to be lazy and overzealous at the same time. “The Hangover”, which grossed over $467 million worldwide in 2009, succeeded […]
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