Movies

Enjoy the rantings as Mr. Hipster proves he slept through his film criticism courses in college.

Three Kings

Three Kings

Rating:  They should have called this one “Doug Ross Takes the Desert.” This is a not so subtle way of saying that George Clooney…

There Will Be Blood

There Will Be Blood

Rating:  I’ve been thinkin’ on this one. And, despite what most critics and IMDB users think, I’m going to declare it astronomically overrated. The…

Thank You for Smoking

Thank You For Smoking

Rating:  Wow this thing would have made a good book. Wait, it did! Actually I never read it but understand that it sold pretty…

Tangled

Tangled

Rating:  As a father, one is obligated to occasionally go to the theater to see children’s movies. The ironic thing is that it often…

The Talented Mr. Ripley

The Talented Mr. Ripley

Rating:  This is the movie that might make you exclaim, “How gay was that shit!?” Seriously, Matt Damon is really creepy as the gay…

Taking Lives

Taking Lives

Rating:  Not even a nude sex scene with Angelina Jolie can boost this stinker above one star. Shit, I’d give Gia an extra star…

Taken

Taken

Rating:  For a gigantic dude, Liam Neeson seldom plays the heavy. And even when he does, he’s got a softness underneath that belies his…

Syriana

Syriana

Rating:  Every once in a while I need to see a serious film. I don’t mean serious in like a Sally has a barfing…

Synedoche, New York

Synecdoche, New York

Rating:  So I watched this one on the iPhone while in a waiting room in a hospital waiting for Ms. Hipster to get her…

Suspect Zero

Suspect Zero

Rating:  Absolute zero. A horrible, second-rate psycho killer story about an ex-military remote-viewer (Kingsley) who is tracking serial killers, while becoming a serial killer…

Superbad

Superbad

Rating:  If this movie truly sucked there would be all sorts of fun headlines one could write. The title just kind of writes the…

Sunshine

Sunshine

Rating:  I seem to be doing a lot of doubling up of late. First I had my whole Bourne Trilogy run, followed by yet…

Stripes

Stripes

Rating:  Okay, maybe four stars is overdoing it a little bit, but this thing is a classic. Some may say it’s classically stupid, but…

Stoker

Stoker

Rating:  So apparently this movie was written by Wentworth Miller. Who, you ask, is that? Is it some duke or lord sitting in an…

The Station Agent

The Station Agent

Rating:  For some bizarre reason I thought for the longest time that this was a French film. I’m not really sure why other than…

Stateside

Stateside

Rating:  Wow. I mean, wow. I should have known from the brief description on my digital cable system that this was gonna be a…

State and Main

State and Main

Rating:  If you’ve ever seen a David Mamet film, you know exactly what you’re getting yourself into–a dialogue heavy film that will either put…

The Squid and the Whale

The Squid and the Whale

Rating:  Writing family dysfunction is a film favorite. When it comes down to it, whose family isn’t dysfunctional? We all have a wealth of…

Solitary Man

Solitary Man

Rating:  There are a bunch of these movies out there that are vehicles for aging actors to do some acting. Even decent actors like…

Snatch

Snatch

Rating:  I can imagine it’s quite emasculating to be married to Madonna. I don’t care if you’re the meanest, toughest bastard on the face…