Category Archive: Action

The Mask of Zorro

I’d considered doing away with Saturday Replay as a “thing”, and using the just passed Potter Week+ as a demarcation point, (since I’d seen all eight of those movies before.) Of course, the… Continue reading

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Potter Week+ at One Movie Each Day rolls right into Thursday with this, fourth installment. I’m finding these reviews are far more self-referential than normal, so before reading this one you might want to… Continue reading

The Fifth Element

Today’s Saturday Replay is one of my absolute favorite movies, The Fifth Element. The film is a superb adventure, a clever comedy, and a fascinating look at human condition, set in a beautifully-realized… Continue reading

Class of Nuke ‘Em High

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Today’s movie is Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Director Guy Ritchie’s second take on the world’s most famous consulting detective sees Robert Downey, Jr. returning to the role along side Jude Law… Continue reading

Pulp Fiction

Today’s Saturday Replay is Pulp Fiction. What can I possibly say about this movie that hasn’t already been said? It’s an utterly fantastic movie experience. It’s a movie about criminals, but it’s not… Continue reading

Akira

So this is actually pretty fantastic. Today’s movie is one that I’ve been waiting to see for a long time; the landmark film that is largely credited for putting Japanese anime on the… Continue reading

Schoolgirl Hitchhikers

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

Iron Sky

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

Machete

Inspired and expanded from a fake trailer that accompanied Grindhouse, Today’s movie is Robert Rodriguez’s 2010 exploitation film, Machete. It’s basically a deep fried Twinke of a movie. It’s shallow, it’s vulgar, and… Continue reading

Sucker Punch

They say that variety is the spice of life. In a continuing attempt to embrace that variety here with One Movie | Each Day, I’ve decided to dedicate each Wednesday review to the… Continue reading

Django Unchained

A masterful piece of filmmaking, Quentin Tarantino’s Django Unchained, is powerful but excessive violence and self-indulgence diminish the power of the film more than they improve its entertainment value. I have to confess… Continue reading