Taken: Why Am I Even Watching This?

Why do I keep watching Taken, the NBC television series ostensibly inspired by the Taken film franchise? I use the words “ostensibly inspired” because I have absolutely no idea what this series has to do with Taken. Clive Standen can’t be playing a young Liam Neeson for the simple fact that the television series takesContinue reading “Taken: Why Am I Even Watching This?”

On Batman Begins

Jesus Fucking Christ. Go see Batman Begins. It’s not just a good comic-book movie. It’s a good movie, period. I won’t say much about the film, because there’s a surprise in the film that had I known about going in I’d have hated myself for knowing. The performances, all save Katie Holmes, were top-notch, withContinue reading “On Batman Begins”