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BACKGROUND Audiences vote with their dollars.  They are the ultimate patrons, rewarding talent and rejecting ineptitude.  Most performers know that they owe their audience something, but Super Troopers 2 is in a bit of unique situation. The comedy team of Broken Lizard has been together for a long time –

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It’s Monday.  It’s movie news.  Let’s get right into it, shall we?   BOX OFFICE It’s the calm before the storm that is Avengers: Infinity War this week. A Quiet Place retook the top spot with a 22-million dollar weekend, but the big surprise is Super Troopers 2.  The comedy from

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Verne Troyer, best know as Mini-me in the Austin Powers films has died today; he was 49. The news was released via a statement from his Instagram account. A cause of death was not specified, but the statement read in part: “Verne was also a fighter when it came to his

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Ah, 1996, I remember it well.  Love was in the air; the world was at peace, the internet was still a weird novelty.  The Avalanche and the Red Wings…no, no, let’s keep this happy.  My bosses have told me not to piss off any more people. KINGPIN Kingpin, for those

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Kirk Cameron made Saving Christmas because he thinks that Christmas is under attack.  It’s true; I’ve never seen a holiday so buried in the shadows.  When December rolls around you’d barely realize that the holiday is coming up. All that aside, fine, he thinks that Christmas needs to be saved,

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RAMPAGE Rampage is the new Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson action film.  Based off the 80s arcade game, I’d like to say that the dialogue and acting are a clever satire pointing out how unoriginal Hollywood has become but no screenwriter has had an idea that smart in fifteen years. THE

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It’s Monday and that means it’s time for Infinity War news…I mean, movie news.  Sorry, it just seems like every place you look people are talking about Avengers: Infinity War.  If you’re looking for a respite, sorry, we’re also talking about it.  But first:   R. LEE ERMEY R. Lee

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THE LAST SUPPER I first saw The Last Supper when I rented it on VHS from Blockbuster in 1996.  That may be the most old-fashioned sentence I’ve ever written. I remember enjoying it and thinking it was a smart satire.  But in rewatching the film I was struck by how

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FLORIDA The second episode of All or Nothing picks up where the first left off—with the second half of the Florida game. Don Brown, the defensive coordinator, is livid and he’s not afraid to show it.  Like all good defensive coordinators, he’s a firebrand, and his profanity-laced tirade is inspiring.

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A QUIET PLACE A Quiet Place is a bit of an anomaly for a few different reasons.  The first is that it’s not based on a pre-existing property, it’s not a sequel to anything, and it’s not a reboot. Now I try to keep these reviews as spoiler free as possible and

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