Odd Thomas is the type of feel-good horror movie they made in the 80s

Odd Thomas is an adaptation of a successful novel by Dean Koontz. But the actual movie has a breezy, quippy tone and a small-scale storyline that remind me of nothing so much as a low-budget 80s adventure film. It's not a great movie, or even a particularly good movie, but it's fun and cute and doesn't outstay its… »2/28/14 12:00pm2/28/14 12:00pm

Fright Night is a rare example of a summer movie done right

Fright Night is one of the last movies of the summer, and it's like a masterclass in how to make a perfect warm-weather flick. It's a nice little character-based adventure with real scares and action. The people behind some of the other lackluster summer movies should be forced to watch this, Clockwork Orange-style,… »8/19/11 12:00pm8/19/11 12:00pm

Who tried out to be the next Peter Parker for Marc Webb's Spider-Man reboot?

According to Deadline, Columbia Pictures recently reviewed the screen tests of several potential Peter Parkers for director Marc Webb's unnamed Spider-Man reboot (which is known around these parts as Spider-Man: Begin Again). The following young actors threw their hat in the ring:

- Jamie Bell (Tintin from … »6/27/10 1:00pm6/27/10 1:00pm