Tag: MPEG-2

Full Metal Jacket Review

Kubrick’s take on the Vietnam war isn’t so much about that war, but about war in general. His distinctly non-Hollywood approach to the action is unique, as is the …

Ghost Month Review

Ghost Month is the type of movie where throwing a piece of paper off screen results in glass breaking. How that balled up wad of paper could break anything …

Silence of the Lambs Review

“His pulse never went above 85, even as he ate her tongue.” That line, spoken by Anthony Heald, happens moments before the audiences first meeting with Hannibal Lecter (Anthony …

Invincible Review

Even with a number of things going for it, Invincible feels too familiar. It’s a movie that’s been done to death, with the underdog sports star finally getting his …

Ultraviolet Review

It’s one thing to offer up stylish visuals to astound audiences. You also need to have the right director to handle all of the action and visual effects wizardry, …

Stir of Echoes Review

Stir of Echoes is the perfect example of a release date blunder. One month after Sixth Sense entered pop culture canon, the Kevin Bacon vehicle Echoes was pushed into …

Night at the Museum Review

A whimsical, energetic throwback to a style of movies long since lost, Night at the Museum is a wonderful family effort from Shawn Levy. Witty dialogue, memorable characters, and …

Species Review

Unintentionally campy, Species is a load of creature feature fun. While the special effects are terribly dated and the performances impossible to be taken seriously, this gory romp offers …

Flyboys Review

Flyboys is a rare World War I film, an event that Hollywood apparently has forgotten. By focusing on the air squadrons, it has the advantage of offering a unique …

Home of the Brave Review

Home of the Brave brings yet another look at the Iraq war, this from the view of four veterans who survived an ambush while delivering medical supplies. Irwin Winkler …

Predator Review

While somewhat confusing and lacking narrative coherence on its own, the original Predator spawned countless pieces of canon. With that knowledge in tow, Predator is many things: a classic …

Space Ace Review

The follow up title to the massively successful Dragon’s Lair, Space Ace landed in arcades in 1984. The reaction was positive, though the game never managed to pull in …