3.10 to Yuma (2007) Review

Westerns and War Films: There are so many that it is difficult for either genre to impress me. I’ve sat through examples of both that people regard as the pinnacle of the genre, like The Longest Day and Platoon for War films or The Good, The Bad and The Ugly for Westerns but other than a few exceptions, they aren’t the sort of films I’d ever get excited about. I’ve had the Magnificent Seven saved on my DVR for a while now and just can’t bring myself to watch it, there is always something I’d rather watch. Recently though, two … Continue reading 3.10 to Yuma (2007) Review

The Big Lebowski (1998) Review

I would probably have enjoyed this film more if it wasn’t considered a “classic.” I’ve got a real problem with films considered classics because nine times out of ten, I don’t get it. Last year I watched Easy Rider. This is in a lot of top 50, sometimes top 10, greatest films lists but I watched it utterly bored and confused. This probably means I’m not intelligent enough to get Easy Rider and its subtle comments on “drug taking, corporate America, riding a bike no-handed and not getting a hair cut” but sometimes it feels like people call a film … Continue reading The Big Lebowski (1998) Review