The Tam News

“Jack the Giant Slayer” Review: Fee Fie Forget It

“Jack the Giant Slayer” Review: Fee Fie Forget It

By Wesley Emblidge

March 2, 2013

I wrote about the trend of big-budget action movie adaptations of fairy tales only a few weeks ago with the deplorable “Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters,” but already there’s another to add to the list, and it’s not much better. Delayed for about a year, “Jack the Giant Slayer” turns the ...

“Warm Bodies” Review: The Best Zombie Romantic Comedy Since “Shaun of the Dead”

“Warm Bodies” Review: The Best Zombie Romantic Comedy Since “Shaun of the Dead”

By Wesley Emblidge

January 30, 2013

One of the reasons the entire “Twilight” franchise is so unbearable is how seriously it takes itself. The best moments in all the films are the few moments where the filmmakers take a step back and acknowledge how silly the whole idea really is. Getting the right tone is the main reason that ...