Review: Sucker Punch

Imagine a building where one side is a dark, dreary insane asylum populated by sadistic guards, doctors and attractive female inmates, and the other side is a popular brothel and speakeasy. Sounds like the heart of a b-movie exploitation film and that’s what Sucker Punch, the new computer-graphics filled cinematic graphic novel from Zack Snyder, turns out to be. Unfortunately, the film is also painfully juvenile with a target audience of adolescent boys who define…Read More

Review: The Town

The Town is built upon a cinematic cliché, the repentant criminal who finds it almost impossible to escape his surroundings, environment and peers. Fortunately, director Ben Affleck does a terrific job with the source material and has produced a gritty, exciting and satisfying crime film that ranks with the best of its genre. The film opens up with a bank robbery, and it’s clear immediately that this isn’t a suave, sophisticated gang of thieves who…Read More