1/4, 1980s, Action, Review, Wes Craven

Swamp Thing

Apparently Wes Craven took this comic book adaptation to prove a couple of things to studios: that he could work with action and that he could work with movie stars. Is it a surprise that he didn't get Batman immediately after this, a few years before Tim Burton got his shot, after everyone saw Swamp… Continue reading Swamp Thing

1980s, 2000s, 3.5/4, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Review, Richard Donner

Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut

#1 in my ranking of the theatrically released Superman films. It's interesting, but I really feel like every element of Donner's director's cut of his film that was taken from him with only 75% of the material shot is an improvement over the original except the ending. The ending is just as dumb as the… Continue reading Superman II: The Richard Donner Cut