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Bru’s Reviews – Paranorman; Or, Things That Go Bump In The Phil Knight Company

A Picture’s Worth #95: “Spoiler-Free Review of Paranorman; Or, Things That Go Bump In The Phil Knight Company” Contents ©2012 Mike Pascale. Visuals copyright and trademark their respective owners. [sorry it’s late folks!  I was out of town and expected to be home Sunday night…instead, just got home now!  -Craig]   Quick movie review this week of PARANORMAN, the second stop-motion-animated installment from the Portland, Oregon-based Laika studio (directed by writer Chris Butler and Sam…

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Bru’s Reviews – The Expendables 2; Or, “Testosteronorama 2: Macho Overload”

Contents ©2012 Mike Pascale. Visuals copyright and trademark their respective owners. Quick movie review this week of THE EXPENDABLES 2; the Simon West-directed sequel to the sausage-fest of septuagenarian superstars and quadragenarian karate-kings featuring ageless (or aging) action-adventurers Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Terry Crews, Randy Couture, Bruce Willis, Chuck Norris, Jean Claude Van-Damme and special sexagenarian Arnold Schwarzenegger, plus a token kickass female (Yu Nan) and Gen-Yer (Liam Hemsworth of THE…

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Bru’s Reviews – TOTAL RECALL and BOURNE LEGACY ; or: Farrell vs. Schwarzenegger, Bourne vs. Hawkeye

Hey, Gang–I’m pretty shook up right now at the passing of my teacher, and one of my favorite artists/storytellers, Joe Kubert. I’ll post a proper tribute later when I can better collect and organize my thoughts. So I’m running the column I planned earlier.  Thanks, Mike. ********************************** Pausing in my Comic-Con International (aka, San Diego Comic-Con) panel wrap-ups for a couple topical movie reviews, Total Recall and The Bourne Legacy.

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The AVENGERS Movie Review: Positives, Negatives and NO Spoilers!

All contents ©2012 Mike Pascale. Visual content ©2012 their respective owner(s). (note: This review is directly from Mike, Bru-Hed hadn’t gotten the movie reviewer gig quite yet.) If you read last week’s blog  (and I’m sure you did, right?), you know how much I was looking forward to the new AVENGERS flick, while simultaneously hoping it didn’t follow the plot of the original comic book intro in 1963–other than the Detroit connection, which would have…

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