Luke Y. Thompson

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  • 7 years ago | Film Reviews

    Flying saucers just aren't that scary anymore. Especially after Ed Wood and Mars Attacks, it's hard to take a threat from a giant Frisbee all that seriously. So what's an update of the iconic 1951 sci-fi flick The Day the Earth Stood Still to do? ...

  • 8 years ago | Film Reviews

    Perhaps the most oft-quoted line from Zack Snyder's cinematic adaptation of the Frank Miller graphic novel 300 is, "Tonight we dine in hell!" Chowing down on a box of Butterfinger Minis during a screening of Meet the Spartans, you will truly under...

  • 8 years ago | Longform

    Absolutely, unequivocally, this has been The Year of The Apatow: Judd got Knocked Up to the tune of $150 million (at the box office alone); the super-okay Superbad, which Apatow produced, grossed another $120 million, "gross" being the operative w...

  • The only way a Chipmunks movie could be even remotely interesting would be for it to deconstruct the characters, à la Scrappy in the live-action Scooby-Doo: Make them evil bastards who secretly plan to drive Dave Seville (here...

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    Amanda Bynes fans probably didn't get most of the Shakespeare references in her As You Like It-inspired She's the Man, so, behold: This time she's gone for something a bit more familiar with Sydney White. Originally entitled Sydney White and the S...

  • 9 years ago | Film Reviews

    Ten People will fight. Nine people will die. You get to watch.” So proclaims the poster for The Condemned, a movie executive-produced by World Wrestling Entertainment owner Vince McMahon and starring self-professed “whup-ass machine&rd...

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