Tag: review

Friday Flick: Big Trouble In Little China


Official Description: Directed by thrill master John Carpenter, this edge-of-your seat adventure stars Kurt Russell as Jack Burton, a tough-talking, wisecracking truck driver whose hum-drum life on the road takes a sudden supernatural tailspin when his best friend’s fiancee is…

Friday Flick: The Wolverine


Official Description: Hugh Jackman returns as The Wolverine and faces his ultimate nemesis in an action packed life-or-death battle that takes him to modern day Japan. Vulnerable for the first time and pushed to his limits, Logan confronts not only…

Friday Flick: Oblivion


Official Description: Tom Cruise stars in Oblivion, an original and groundbreaking cinematic event from the visionary director of Tron: Legacy and producers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes. On a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition,…

Friday Flick: Kick Ass 2


Official Description: Self-made superhero Kick-Ass (Aaron Taylor-Johnson) and sweet-faced, foul-mouthed assassin Hit Girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) try to return to life as “normal” teenagers, but soon they are faced with their deadliest challenge yet. To seek revenge for his father’s…

Soliciting Graphic Novels


I’ve been writing a column over at the Kirkus Reviews Blog for a couple years now.  In that time, I’ve tried (and failed) to get on the various lists for review copies, so I decided it can’t hurt to ask…

Friday Flick: G.I Joe: Retaliation


Official Description: In this sequel, the G.I. Joes are not only fighting their mortal enemy Cobra; they are forced to contend with threats from within the government that jeopardize their very existence. Unofficial Description: This movie is unwatchable.  Pure, unfiltered…

Friday Flick: The Raven


Official Description: John Cusack and Luke Evans star in this blood-curdling tale of terror that’s as dark and haunting as the legendary master of the macabre who inspired it – Edgar Allan Poe. Baltimore, 1849. While investigating a horrific double…

Friday Flick: Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters


Official Description: After getting a taste for blood as children, Hansel (Jeremy Renner) and Gretel (Gemma Arterton) have become the ultimate vigilantes, hell-bent on retribution. Now, unbeknownst to them, Hansel and Gretel have become the hunted, and must face an…

Friday Flick: The Awakening


Official Description: They say, the boy was scared to death. When the death of a child at a boarding school is blamed on a ghost, hoax exposer Florence Cathcart is certain that science and reason can explain it. But the…