Enter for a chance to win a pair of passes to an advance screening of Hercules - starring Dwayne Johnson - in Toronto or Montreal on Thursday, July 24th, courtesy of Dork Shelf and Paramount Pictures.
There assuredly a fair bit of fun to be had while watching Bryan Singer’s classic-yet-cracked fairytale adaptation Jack the Giant Slayer, but it’s the kind of fun that needs to be had with the brain’s switch firmly placed in the off position.
This week brings four DVD re-issues all dealing with various sorts of modern problems: Chinatown, The Terrorists, Modern Problems, and the entire series of Alf.
I cannot give a film a pass simply because it is fun to watch. There are plenty of really bad films that are fun to watch, but that doesn't make them good films. Which is why to some degree it pains me to give the latest entry in the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise a modestly negative review. It almost gets everything I like about the series right, but once you leave the theatre it will dawn on you that what you just saw wasn't all that great.