The Robocop remake will shock you because it's so damn awesome

The Robocop remake, out in theaters today, is a pitch-perfect, badass update of a movie that is practically legendary. As if that weren't surprising enough, it also manages to revive that lost art of the 80s: the smart B-movie that stumbles a bit but still goes where blockbusters fear to tread. » 2/12/14 3:59pm 2/12/14 3:59pm

Lego Movie is a great spoof of summer movies. And a great summer movie.

Galaxy Quest is a brilliant spoof of Star Trek. It's also one of the two or three best Star Trek movies. That's how I feel about The Lego Movie, which is both a perfect satire of noisy toy-driven summer action movies, and also an absolutely perfect summer movie in its own right. A few months early. » 2/07/14 4:00pm 2/07/14 4:00pm

Man of Steel: Worth It Just For The Super-Powered Combat

There's really only one reason to see the new Superman movie: to watch people with superhuman powers pounding the crap out of each other, flying into each other and burninating each other with heat vision. Luckily, The Man of Steel more than delivers on the super-punching front, even as it muddles through in other… » 6/14/13 2:43pm 6/14/13 2:43pm

The Dark Knight Review: Even Gadgets Can't Stop The Joker's Madness

The Dark Knight does not disappoint. Sure, there are gadgets galore in this one-you've seen a few of them in the trailer, like the Batpod and the new Batsuit-but you're going to be focusing your eyes on two things: The Joker and Harvey Dent. This film is dark, it's gritty, it's arguably more realistic than even the… » 7/18/08 2:06pm 7/18/08 2:06pm