Once Upon a Time in Mexico

Killing off Salma Hayek took some balls. What? It’s not like I spoiled anything by saying that! When I first heard word of this coming out, I was skeptical. Not skeptical of Rodriguez’s talent, just skeptical of the effect Hollywood may have had on him in the past nine years since Desperado. Turns out I […]

Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl

Contrary to popular belief, it’s PIRATES, not NINJAS, that are so totally sweet that you’ll crap your pants. I’ve always loved pirates. Well, ‘always’ stemming back to when I first saw The Pirate Movie. I loved that movie so much that I started trying to watch other pirate movies – because I thought they must […]


Sublime parody of Jailhouse Rock. Johnny Depp is Wade ‘Cry-Baby’ Walker, orphan without a cause. He falls in love with Allison, a good girl who wants to be bad. He fights for Allison and does it in song. When John Waters does a musical, he does it right. Even though all of the singing voices […]

Sleepy Hollow

Cleavage! I saw this when it originally came out in the theaters and I remember leaving the theater vaguely disappointed. After renting it, I still can’t put my finger on why. It was beautifully filmed, it had a decent cast and an amazing director. This is definitely a case where the individual parts are greater […]

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

As I walked into the theater on opening night, I noticed two things – first, somehow this film hadn’t sold out as I thought it would and second, two different showings of ‘The Horse Whisperer’ had. This could only mean one thing – I was in Plano, Texas. By the time that the previews began, […]