Scalding hot Takes
the column where I venture wearily back into the waters of film criticism by watching and writing about the big new theatrical releases
The director of A 3-D Harold & Kumar Christmas and The Final Girls returns with another clever comedy, this time a sly romantic comedy parody starring Rebel Wilson.
The master builders over at Lord-Miller have assembled another clever, riotously funny winner.
M. Night Shyamalan gets ambitious with a new biopic of Ira Glass and Phillip Glass that doubles as an adaptation of J.D Salinger’s books about the Glass Family. Will Stephen Glass also figure prominently? Read and find out!
A new feature on brand new movies kicks off with a fanboyish appreciation of the new Thor movie.
Fuck this movie. Seriously. Fuuuuuuuck this movie.
Lars Von Trier’s latest is a two and a half hour long descent into hell, literally and figuratively. It’s torture, and not in the manner Von Trier intended, either.
So they made a Spider-Man multiverse movie where a whole bunch of crazy shit happens. It’s pretty great.
The Coen Brothers go West for six spooky tales equally powered by wordplay and gunplay.
Kurt Russell is a sexy, skinny, scumbag Santa in this Yuletide rip-off of Adventures in Babysitting.
So it turns out that Michael Shannon Furry Sex Comedy Christmas movie is EVERY bit as insane as you'd imagine. The horror, the horror!