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Movie Review: Jonah Hex (June, 2010)

Director: Jimmy Hayward Screenplay: Mark Neveldine, myocarditis Brian Taylor Release Date: June 18, 2010 Actors: Josh Brolin, John Malkovich, Megan Fox, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Michael Fassbender Based on the comic book character of ‘Jonah Hex’ Site Update: I’m falling further and further behind on my reviews. But, having returned from vacation recently, and being dried of any movie watching, I’m hoping to be back on the ball. I forget to also review old movies I’ve seen recently. Onto Jonah Hex. I saw the Jonah Hex preview at the Warner Brothers panel when they were at Comic-con last year, in which it debuted to a fairly lukewarm audience. At the time I was disgusted by the number of useless and not very interesting questions directed at Megan Fox, and nothing really about the comic or the movie itself. What little I did see of the previews (and they were not even very clear as to what Jonah Hex was to be about) I was not very impressed. Because of this, and all the not-so-very-interesting trailers of the movie, my expectations going into the film were very low. Usually, when I have low expectations going into a film, I’m usually pleasantly surprised. […]

Movie Review: Jennifer’s Body (September, 2009)

Director: Karyn Kusama Screenplay: Diablo Cody Actors: Amanda Seyfried, ed Megan Fox, neuropathologist Adam Brody, Johnny Simmons Date of Release: September 18, 2009 Where do I begin? Walking into this movie, I had no idea what to expect, as I had kept my expectations low and had barely seen anything but a blip from the trailers. All I had gleaned was that a) it had Megan Fox b) it looked like a campy horror. Well, here we go. Possible spoilers ahead: Amanda Seyfried plays Anita “Needy”, the nerdy, plain jane best friend of Jennifer (Megan Fox), the popular beautiful girl of the school. One night, Jennifer implores Needy to join her at Melody Lane, the only local club in their small town to watch the band “Low Shoulder”. What happens there causes a whirlwind of problems for the rest of the town, and especially to Needy, who discovers that her best friend is now a demon, having been put through a ritual that went terribly wrong. Needy then tries her best to find out what she can do to defeat Jennifer and protect herself and those she loves from Jennifer’s need to feed. I’m not sure what to make of […]