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Posts by Michelle Nava

Grab Bag Review: ‘Seeking a Better Ending for This End of the World’ – Seeking a Better Ending for This End of the World Movie

What happens when mankind learns that a giant asteroid is hurtling towards Earth and there are only 3 weeks till impact?  I know, I know…it sounds like the premise behind “Armageddon” or “Deep Impact” and it ...

Review: 'Snow White and the Huntsman' Is Dark and Deliciously Evil

About one-third of the way through Snow White and the Huntsman, my friend leaned over to me and whispered, “Well, they’ve finally found a way to make Kristen Stewart seem like a good actress.”  “How’s that?” ...

Grab Bag Review: 'Mirror Mirror' Is All Tricks and Hardly Any Treats

There’s something about the recent rash of simply mediocre films that is truly bugging me. It’s as if, somewhere along the line, someone decided that “mediocre” is the new “stellar” and now, we can’t go back. ...

I’m probably the worst person to be reviewing, much less writing, about the new Will Ferrell movie, Casa de Mi Padre. As I’ve stated so many times, when it comes to movies and movie reviewing, I’m ...

Sometimes there’s a movie…it may not be clever and it may not be hilarious and it may not be believable (at all), but sometimes there’s a movie…a movie that’s simply fun and nothing more. This Means ...

One of my least favorite things to do is walk into a movie, spend around 2 hours of my time investing in “visual entertainment” (no, I’m not specifically referring to Michael Fassbender in Shame) and being ...

Under normal circumstances, I like to contextualize a movie before I get down to the nitty gritty of the (allegedly) impartial review. However, this is a special case; I have absolutely nothing to offer up when ...

As you read this, The Devil Inside is probably still making money, adding to the nearly $35 million that it has grossed on this, its opening weekend.  While there are many injustices in the world, I ...