Category Archives: “The Monocle” Reviews

House of Cards Season 2 | Episode 1

Directed by: Carl Franklin Written by: Michael Dobbs, Andrew Davies, Beau Willimon Released: February 14, 2014 Theatre watched at: Directors Guild of America   Roses are red, violets are blue, who needs a valentine, I got House of Cards Season 2! That’s right folks, Netflix has officially kicked off their season 2 of their now […]

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 […]

Now You See Me – The Monocle

Directed by: Louis Leterrier Written by: Ed Solomon & Boaz Yakin & Edward Ricourt Released: May 31st, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Burbank, Burbank   Sometimes in the sea of sameness a rock floats to the surface. It breaks the fluidic facade of the likeness that you have lately taken for granted, and so it […]

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 – Spring Breakers

Directed by: Harmony Korine Written by: Harmony Korine Released: March 22nd, 2013 Theatre watched at: Century 8, North Hollywood   Let’s get it out of the way…because it’s like an elephant, it’s in the room, and now it’s taking a sh*t–we have to talk about it. The true appeal of Spring Breakers is seeing Disney […]

The Monocle – The Call

Directed by: Brad Anderson Written by: Richard D’Ovidio Released: March 15th, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Century City, Los Angeles   I wasn’t expecting much from The Call, quite honestly the only “wow” moment I had during the trailer was realizing that the chick being kidnapped was a much more developed mature Abigail Breslin (Little […]

The Monocle – “Oz the Great and Powerful”

Directed by: Sam Raimi Written by: Mitchell Kapner, David Lindsay-Abaire, L. Frank Baum Released: March 8, 2013 Theatre watched at: Ultraluxe Anaheim Cinemas   If you just spent the last few seconds mumbling “There’s no place like the monocle, there’s no place like the monocle…” then today is your lucky day! The monocle review is […]

The Monocle – “21 & Over”

Directed by: Jon Lucas & Scott Moore Written by: Jon Lucas & Scott Moore Released: March 1st, 2013 Theatre watched at: AMC Burbank, Burbank   There’s nothing like the high, childish shrieking and giggling of a tiny, naked and hammered Chinese man with an innocent teddy bear glued to his private parts running around a […]