Rooster Illusion: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

The Wolf of Wall Street (2013): The Plot: Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio) is a total scumbag. His main goal in life is to get rich, and wouldn’t ya know it, that’s a goal you can accomplish by working on Wall Street and being a total scumbag. The film briefly follows Belfort’s rise from greedy kid…

SciFridays: “Grabbers” (2012)

Baddie: Being sober! Lesson: If there’s something weird in your neighborhood, who’re you gonna call? BARTENDER! It isn’t often that I watch a movie that’s intended to be funny (for this column). Sharknado and Sharktopus and Piranahaconda aside – because those are movies that are intended to be funny by having you believe that the filmmakers are inept, which…

Single Malt Movies: Very Bad Things

I was planning on reviewing The Hangover Part III (2013) this week, but as it turns out, it looks like a very bad movie.  I should’ve seen that coming.  The Hangover (2009) was actually pretty good, and The Hangover Part II (2011) was the exact same movie (but worse).  So instead of reviewing a very bad movie,…