Tron Legacy: The Sequel Review

by Gunther Heinrich, 22 Jun 2011 in Reviews

Amazing visual effects but a stupid plot. That’s the original Tron movie in a nutshell. But that didn’t prevent from Tron becoming one of the biggest nerdy sci fi cult movies ever. So after roundabout thirty years of standby Disney made the logical decision to reboot the franchise with Tron Legacy. Was the effort worth it?

Country Strong? More like Country Weak! (Review)

by Gunther Heinrich, 5 Jun 2011 in Reviews

It took me about one hour to figure out what Country Strong truly is. But it was worth it: Country Strong is like Baywatch with the bouncy babes replaced by melodramatic country singers.

The Thor movie? Not that good. (Review)

by Gunther Heinrich, 29 May 2011 in Reviews

I know there’s a plot in there that would make me care. I just cannot find it.

The Top Movies by Pixar

by Gunther Heinrich, 22 May 2011 in Reviews

Pixar is hailed as the one studio that moves animation to new boundaries. Not only on a technological level but also and foremost on a storytelling level. Where other studios pat themselves on their shoulders for shoving yet again exactly the same message of friendship and family down our throat with slight variations in the plot and animal characters (sparkled with yet another 40,000 pop culture references I might add), Pixar goes beyond that.

But how good are the various Pixar movies really? Sure, they beat the crap out of almost every other 3D animated movie out there but that’s telling nothing in terms of their true quality. So here is yet another list of the Top Pixar Movies in pure madmind style.

I’m sure this list might cause some disagreement and I’m fully prepared for it. So which Pixar movies are your favorites and how would you order them? Let the discussion begin…

The Expendables Movie Review

by Gunther Heinrich, 14 May 2011 in Reviews

Stallone was eager to prove it to everybody.

And while he was at it, Stallone made a massive mistake: when you get the chance to bring together some of the most well-known action stars into one big action movie, for the love of god be ironic, witty and funny. Don’t take yourself too seriously and spoof your own genre a little bit. And most of all go all out, be crazy and silly and as over the top as possible. I don’t mean that in an action kind of way (which The Expendables certainly delivers) but in a story kind of way. Like Crank.

Well, Stallone decided to not go that way and unfortunately the result might be an adrenaline filled and one-liner filled action movie but the result at the same