Tag Archives: Action

Man of Steel – The Monocle

Directed by: Zack Snyder Written by: David S. Goyer Released: June 14th, 2013 Theatre watched at: Arclight Hollywood, Hollywood I am not a Superman fan; I don’t hate him I just think he is too…super. On top of being nearly invincible the guy can turn back time, people! Wrong order at Starbucks? Gets shit on […]

Fast & Furious 6 – The Monocle

Directed by: Justin Lin Written by: Chris Morgan Released: May 24th, 2013 Theatre watched at: Edwards Cinemas Spectrum, Irvine   Deep story? No! Intelligent dialogue? Nu uh! Physics?! F*CK IT! This is Fast and Furious, baby! I’m talking fast cars, kick ass woman, testosterone like it’s a family sized dish at Buca di Beppo, with […]

Star Trek Into Darkness – The Monocle

Directed by: J.J. Abrams Written by: Roberto Orci & Alex Kurtzman & Damon Lindelof Released: May 16th, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Universal City Walk, Los Angeles   Alright, I’m going to start this one off fairly oddly only because there apparently exists a stagnant thought in the cosmos that has just now reached my […]

The Monocle – Iron Man 3

Directed by: Shane Black Written by: Shane Black & Drew Pearce Released: May 3rd, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Universal City Walk, Los Angeles   Phase 2 has officially begun! I’d like to take a moment to applaud Marvel Studios, whatever the true balance of luck and pure creativity may have been, for having such […]

The Monocle – “A Good Day to Die Hard”

Directed by: John Moore Written by: Skip Woods Released: February 14th, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Century City, Los Angeles   Why?! Why?! How?! Why?! What?! How?! I don’t get…Why?! John Moore, you were given, more or less, a contemporary template of how to create a successful and entertaining action movie in this century with […]

The Monocle – “Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters”

Directed by: Tommy Wirkola Written by: Tommy Wirkola & Dante Harper Released: January 25th, 2013 Theatre watched at: TCL Chinese Theatre, Los Angeles   Was there a need for it? No. Was it in demand? No. Did it happen anyway? Yes. Movie business tip #32: If you have a script with a low asking budget […]

The Monocle – “Gangster Squad”

Directed by: Ruben Fleischer Written by: Will Beall Released: January 11th, 2012 Theatre watched at: AMC Century City, Los Angeles   Disappointing–that’s all I really have to say. This is one of those times where the trailer was put together far better than the actual film…or maybe it was Jay-Z, whatever. Either way, director Ruben […]

The Monocle – “The Last Stand”

Directed by: Kim Jee-Woon Written by: Andrew Knauer Releases: January 18, 2013 Theatre watched at: CGV Cinemas, Los Angeles   He’s back folks, and no its not a tumor.  Don’t worry we didn’t blow his cover, what was once an “hasta la vista” is now an hola!  (Ok..sorry that’s the last of the Arnold puns […]