Tag: jonathan liebesman

Culture Wrath (Wrath of the Titans, 2012)

Wrath of the Titans tries to rectify the one thing missing from Clash of the Titans.  Titans.  In the original Clash, the Kraken was a Titan, but in the 2010 film, this was a bit clear.  Wrath opens with the story of how Zeus,…

Let’s Visit Texas (Texas Chainsaw Massacre: the Beginning, 2006)

The very nature of a horror movie prequel is pretty bleak.  If you are going back to “the beginning”, you pretty much wreck any hopes for a happy ending. Texas Chainsaw Massacre the Beginning follows two couples.  The young men are brothers, one returning…

Shell Shocked (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, 2014)

Anytime I see Michael Bay’s name attached to something, I instantly start lowering any expectations I might have.  I have reached a point where disappointment is near impossible. In a case like the updated Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Bay put it in the hands…