After watching Death Sentence, a terrible movie starring Kevin Bacon as a father in search of vigilante justice directed by Saw's James Wan, Gabe embarked on The Hunt For The Worst Movie of All Time. This is his sad journey.
For a long time, I have compared the Hunt for the Worst Movie of All Time to the myth of Sisyphus, who was condemned to forever push the same boulder up the same mountain, only to have it roll back…   Read Story »
Hank Azaria's body in Along Came Polly is weird, right? Do we all agree on that? At the very least, we can agree that it is unexpected. If I can't get a flat-out "weird" I will take a mumbled…   Read Story »
Guys, can we all just agree that families are weird? It's 2011. Can we just finally for once and for all recognize that there are both good and bad things about families, and that it is definitely…   Read Story »
As we all know, there is no such thing as the "War on Christmas." It's a cynical, manipulative, disingenuous ploy on the part of Bill O'Reilly and FOX News to (annually) stir the Angry Hatred and…   Read Story »
In the first 10 minutes of Jingle All the Way, before we even get into the slapstick, crime-laden, immoral plot, we learn that Arnold Schwarzenegger is a negligent father who doesn't spend enough…   Read Story »
We have talked a few times in the past couple of months about the difficulty in finding something new to say about love, because of what a well-worn topic it is (perhaps the wellest worn?) but also…   Read Story »
So, we need to select the next round of nominees in the Hunt, and I was thinking: what if we did a condensed block in December of JUST holiday movies? Wouldn't that be MAGICAL? No. It would not be…   Read Story »
American Beauty won the 1999 Academy Award for Best Picture. Whoops! This is a pretentious, misguided, ham-fisted film. But the Academy's decision actually makes more sense if you look at what the…   Read Story »
When A History of Violence first premiered at the Cannes Film Festival in 2005, Manohla Dargis and A.O. Scott reported in an early version of a New York Times "blog" that there were boos in the…   Read Story »
Let's be clear about something right at the top: (500) Days of Summer is not the Worst Movie of All Time. Come now. It's not even the Worst Movie of the past two weeks. That would be Couples Retreat.…   Read Story »