Doug Reviews: Spectre (2015)

The most recent James Bond films, starting with 2006’s Casino Royale, have been serious, character-driven affairs. The latest, Spectre, attempts to go back to the old James Bond tropes and formula, but the filmmakers seemed to forget all the elements that have made the last few films so great. Okay, maybe not Quantum of Solace, but the other two for sure. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Big Eyes

big_eyes_resizedBig Eyes tells the strange story of Margaret and Walter Keane and how her paintings made millions, but she never received any credit for her work. It is a tale that is perfectly suited to the stylings of Director Tim Burton and it is his best film in years. Continue reading

Doug Reviews: Horrible Bosses 2

horrible_bosses_two_ver2_xlgIn 2011, Horrible Bosses was released to the tune of over $100 million at the box office. So, a sequel was inevitable. The first movie was pretty funny, but for me, the premise was flawed. I mean, three disgruntled employees immediately jump to murder to solve their HR problems. Comedy sequels usually suck. Would Horrible Bosses 2 do any better? Continue reading