Category: Movie Review

Dimitri shares his thoughts on the new movies opening in theatres as well as new DVD releases, long forgotten classics, and hidden gems from the vault.

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Warlock: The Armageddon

They just don’t make movies like this anymore. Whether taken as a direct sequel to Steve Miner’s Warlock (1989) or a full reboot of the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Warm Bodies (2013)

I’m a bit disheartened at the reaction Warm Bodies has been getting from gore hounds who didn’t even bother to see the film. “It’s Twilight…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.5

Watchmen (2009)

Here’s a fun game to play, should you find yourself stuck in a room with comics fans. Step one: inquire if the Watchmen comic book…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 5.0

Wes Craven’s New Nightmare (1994)

Full disclosure: Wes Craven’s New Nightmare is one of my all-time favourites. Two years before Scream (1996) would usher slashers into the postmodern era, the…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

White House Down (2013)

Roland Emmerich has been making over-the-top disaster movies for so long, I’d almost forgotten he could direct anything else. Two years ago, Anonymous demonstrated that…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Wizards of Waverly Place: The Movie (2009)

Back when I was a tween, before the term even existed, we didn’t have Internet piracy, Twilight, or the Disney Channel. If we wanted entertainment,…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

World War Z (2013)

If Roland Emmerich made a zombie flick, it’d look something like World War Z, except with half the yummy brains. I don’t mean to denigrate…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

Wreck-It Ralph (2012)

Ever since Disney acquired Pixar in 2006, it’s seemed like the studios have been slowly switching places creatively, with the House of Mouse challenging us…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

X-Men (2000)

Adapting X-Men into film must have seemed like a daunting task. Most super-hero movies consist of an origin story mashed, sometimes awkwardly, with an action…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 2.0

X-Men Origins: Wolverine (2009)

The summer of 2009 was a rough one for Hollywood blockbusters. Throughout most of the previous year, the Writers Guild of America had been on…

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