Archives for February 2010


From Paris with Love

Does it ever stop?
John Travolta and Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Directed by Pierre Morel

Nah, this French-flavored actioner romps through its steps as if its success depends on outrunning logic. For the most part, it succeeds. It’s hard to know what a fussy Frenchman would think, the City of Light transformed from film’s most romantic locale, suddenly vulgarized by an American action film mentality. Sprouting wild-ass shoot-outs like vineyard grapes, unleashing a damn exciting ... more >

By CRAIG YOUNKIN - February 4, 2010The Good: Sexy “House” star Olivia Wilde will be joining the Daniel Craig film “Cowboys and Aliens,” not a sequel of “Monsters Vs. Aliens” but a cool mash-up of a sci-fi alien flick and a western. The film has some very cool people behind it, screenwriters Robert Orci and Alex Kurtzman (“Star Trek”) are writing the script along with Lost producer Damon Lindeloff ... more >


By CRAIG YOUNKIN - February 3, 2010The Oscar nominations were announced and so I felt it only best to make the GOOD, BAD AND UGLY news all about that. An article with predictions will be coming soon but today it’s all about congratulations and bitching about the snubs. So without further ado, here are the 2010 Oscar nominations, but first a little more ado.The Good- ‘Avatar’ and ‘The Hurt Locker’ ... more >