CALVARY Review

     February 10, 2015

[This is a re-post of my review from the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  Calvary opens today in limited release.] The Catholic Church can give absolution to sinners who feel true repentance. The Church is a vessel for God’s forgiveness. But …

Seasoned: Matt Reviews THE WIRE – Season 5

     June 5, 2012

Up until the past 15 years or so, television series were firmly episodic.  Serialized TV (outside of mini-series) risked alienating viewers since it stopped anyone from coming in mid-season.  However, with the rise of DVDs, OnDemand, and digital downloads, serialized …

Seasoned: Matt Reviews THE WIRE – Season 4

     May 23, 2012

Up until the past 15 years or so, television series were firmly episodic.  Serialized TV (outside of mini-series) risked alienating viewers since it stopped anyone from coming in mid-season.  However, with the rise of DVDs, OnDemand, and digital downloads, serialized …

GAME OF THRONES Season One DVD Review

     February 10, 2015

HBO’s Game of Thrones comes at an interesting time in geekdom, and its success speaks to the barriers that have been broken. Though fantasy and science fiction have often been popular cinematically, on television it’s been stuck in a Stargate-esque …

UK Trailer for BLITZ Starring Jason Statham

     November 1, 2010

The UK trailer for the upcoming action film Blitz has gone online.  The film stars Jason Statham as Jason Statham as he Jason Stathams a bunch of bad guys who have made the grave error of messing with Jason Statham.  …