The Tempest

I am not so much a fan of Shakespeare. I think too much of his work was force fed to me too early in my life to really have an appetite for it as an adult. And, I’ve been wracking my brain for what must literally be minutes now to recall an film adaptation of Shakespeare’s work that I’m fond of. The best I could come up with his Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet. Of course, I’m not including the looser adaptations like... Read More


Red is based on a graphic novel written by Warren Ellis and Cully Hamner. I’ve not have the opportunity to read it. I’m not sure how those who have came to the conclusion that an amalgam of every bad action movie ever would be better if it was led by a cast of geriatrics. Not that I have anything against the age group, some of my best friends are in that age group.  I can understand Robert Schwentke’s desire to direct a cast... Read More