6 ‘n 90! Da Man reviews six films in ninety seconds.
The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. The only thing unexpected about this journey is that it’s two films longer than it needs to be.
Jack Reacher. Spoiler alert. He never changes, is always right, never gets hurt, and always wins. How’s that for a character arc?
Hitchcock. Hitchcock the director: “Drama is life with the dull bits cut out.” Hitchcock the movie: Drama is life with most of the dull bits left in–along with some even duller bits that never happened.
Django Unchained. The best shot Quentin Tarantino’s film has at an Oscar is Christoph Waltz in the Best Supporting Actor category. But if the Academy gave out an Oscar for the Most Entertaining Film of the year, Django Unchained would definitely walk away with it.