Thoughts I had Watching Brad’s Status

1: Is Ben Stiller (the actor) okay? While I respect Stiller for attempting to move into more dramatic territory, I have to wonder if this film isn’t some kind of meditation on the direction his career.  He specializes in endearing losers, but this character just comes off like a sad strange little man.  Even stranger, he’s married… Continue Reading

“Dawn” of the Missed Opportunity

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Poster

2.5 out 5 stars (decent) Note: I enjoyed “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” far more the second time I saw it.  This movie is more about exploring complex ideas than it is about action sequences, and I thought I would get more of the latter.  While this isn’t my personal favorite in the… Continue Reading