Tag: Mickey Rourke

Do Superhero Movies Suck? Does It Matter?

Salon talks about Iron Man 2 and superhero movies in general.  Andrew O’Herir says Iron Man 2 doesn’t jump the shark, “it is the shark.” Matt Zoller Seitz says filmmakers take less chances with superhero movies than with zombie movies. Both agree Mickey Rourke’s Whiplash “has the right […]

They Were Explodable!

The Expendables. It’s hard to believe it’s real: Bruce Willis, Sylvester Stallone, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, Mickey Rourke, Jason Statham, Stone Cold Steve Austin and, presumably, drug lords are explodable and exploded.

VARIETY PAK

It’s been just over a year since I became a partner in the Mayfair Theatre, Ottawa’s oldest operating cinema. We’ve shown a lot of films in that time (we average about 40 a month), and I’ve written the synopsis for almost every one.