When making a movie sequel, perhaps the most difficult task is in justifying the film’s existence. Despite the fact that a sequel almost invariably exists as a way to make […]Read more
Dan Scully is a film buff and humorist living in a tiny apartment in Philadelphia. He hosts the podcast I Like to Movie Movie and is the proud father to twin cactuses named Riggs & Murtaugh. Also, he doesn’t really mind when Batman kills people. Follow him on Twitter and Letterboxd.
Dumb and Dumber To is exceptionally bad. It fails both as a sequel and as a movie unto itself. Not only is it unfunny, but it actually manages to be […]Read more
I hear it all the time: “This movie was filled with plot holes.” The critic often says this in an effort to sound tough to please and, by proxy, credible. […]Read more
In 2010, Edgar Wright unleashed Scott Pilgrim vs. the World to mostly positive reviews. Based on the faux-manga series of the same name, Scott Pilgrim was the comic book movie […]Read more
In 2007, a trailer for John Erick Dowdle’s The Poughkeepsie Tapes was attached to multiple mainstream horror releases. Being the absolute sucker for found footage that I am, I was […]Read more
Despite their overwhelming popularity, it’s easy to harsh on found footage films. Considered a gimmick by many a filmgoer, this cinematic style, on the surface, appears to be a cheat. […]Read more
My favorite subgenre of horror is the slasher film. Where else can I gleefully watch a montage of sex, drugs, and violence without being deemed a social degenerate? The slasher film […]Read more