The Matrix Revolutions (2003)

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I hated this film when I first saw it. I had not watched it again since it was released in theatres, the only reason I own this movie was so I could complete The Matrix trilogy. I hate that this film, and to a lesser extent the second film, exist because they taint the terrific original film somewhat. I can’t watch that first movie now without thinking about these average sequels, and it detracts from my viewing experience. Continue reading

Lockout (2012)

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At this point in the blog I’m 30+ reviews behind what we’re currently watching. This isn’t usually a problem. Most of the movies we watch are memorable in some way, so I don’t have trouble recalling what I liked or disliked about them by the time I get around to writing a review. But every once in awhile I come across a movie like Lockout, something so generic that I can hardly remember who was in it, let alone plot details, setting, dialogue… This is really just a forgettable film no matter how you slice it. Continue reading

I Spy (2002)

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Both Owen Wilson and Eddie Murphy have been responsible for some of my favourite comedies. It seemed a no brainer that they’d star in this remake of a 60s television show starring Bill Cosby about spies and civilians working together to get criminals. Unfortunately, I Spy does not deliver. It is one of the worst films I’ve seen in a long time and one of a string of flops for Murphy where he wasn’t playing a talking donkey. Continue reading