In preparation for the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows movie, I re-watched the earlier Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles from 2014 and was reminded of just how awful that first film was. A sloppy mess, the story was incoherent and the effects were generally so cartoonish it might as well have been a direct-to-video-game release. Surprisingly, though, the box office results were decent, with the first film taking in just under $500 million against…Read More
Who wins: Jesse Stone vs. Alex Cross?
This is a guest piece by film buff Alexander Bailey… The moment I heard about the Jesse Stone movie series, I was instantly reminded of the Alex Cross book and movie series. I did what any self-respecting movie lover would do and fired up Netflix to compare them. The first film in the Stone series is Stone Cold (2005) and the first Cross film is the self-titled Alex Cross (2012). The two have an almost…Read More