Heather Bremer: Magical franchise deserves respect
This may come as a surprise to regular readers of this column who are familiar with my interest in pop and geek culture: I am not a Harry Potter fan.
'Horrible Bosses' doesn't do its job
Attention all disenchanted employees toiling in cramped cubicles, plotting sweet revenge against an overbearing, awful boss: “Horrible Bosses” may provide a few laughs, but it won’t go far in easing your pain.
Heather Bremer: Bateman's resurgent star still rising
Jason Bateman is back at the box office with today’s release of “Horrible Bosses.”
How he got there, his signature smile intact, is some kind of incredible journey.
Review: Third 'Transformers' film beautiful but brainless
Though “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is beautifully shot and the effects are perfectly rendered, the third film in the franchise once again fails to be more than meets the eye.
'Green Lantern' fails to energize
“Green Lantern,” DC Comics’ sole entry in this summer’s onslaught of comic book movies, shows why, despite Christopher Nolan’s brilliant Batman films, the comics giant and parent company Warner Bros. are so far behind Marvel when it comes to feature films.
Heather Bremer: 'Green Latern' endured many blackest nights to make big screen
The path to bringing the Green Lantern Corps to the big screen has been one long and twisted road.
'Super 8' packs retro punch
After more than a year of secrecy and hype surrounding “Super 8,” rest assured it was well worth the wait for this nostalgic Spielbergian blockbuster.
Heather Bremer: Abrams poised to take over Spielberg's summer throne
The debut of “Super 8” is more than just the opening of another summer movie. It’s the passing of a torch and the promise of a return to the type of filmmaking that made us fall in love with the big screen.
Review: 'First Class' a class act
Hollywood should pack it in for the summer. Move “Green Lantern” to December. Keep “Captain America” on ice. And don’t even think about unleashing the “Transformers.” It’s going to take a film on par with Christopher Nolan’s “The Dark Knight” to surpass Matthew Vaughn’s exhilarating “X-Men: First Class.”
Heather Bremer: Vaughn's 'First Class' may pull Fox out of the fire
If early opinions of “X-Men: First Class” are to be believed, director Matthew Vaughn may have saved Fox, chief offender in the last two X-men films, from the suffocating darkness of fan alienation.
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