Tagged with jon favreau

Review: Cowboys & Aliens, 2011, dir. Jon Favreau

Review: Cowboys & Aliens, 2011, dir. Jon Favreau


It’s amazing that in a single year we saw the release of four alien invasion films, and of that quartet only one turned out to be any good. How do three different directors miss the mark making variations on the same type of movie? Being kind, Super 8 only falls off the rails in its last … Continue reading

2011 Rising: My Films to Watch (pt.1)

2011 Rising: My Films to Watch (pt.1)


For me, 2010’s in the bag, but it’s not totally wrapped up until I take the time to ruminate over the upcoming slate of movies in 2011 that excite me, discourage me, intrigue me, or puzzle/offend me (and, of course, also post the rest of my top ten, which is, I promise, coming around the … Continue reading

Review: Iron Man 2, 2010, dir. Jon Favreau


The sequel in a superhero franchise is generally highly anticipated for all the promise it holds. With all of the origin work out of the way thanks to the first film, the second entry in the series naturally possesses more room to maneuver and wow audiences without being stymied by a need to portray the … Continue reading