Five Reasons Not to Dread Dredd

by Ethan Alter September 21, 2012 6:02 am
Five Reasons Not to Dread <i>Dredd</i>

It's understandable if your reaction to the news that a new Judge Dredd movie was coming out would be "Why?" followed by "Wait... who?" After all, it's not like most stateside audiences have been readily exposed the titular futuristic lawman/executioner, who has been a star on the British comics scene since his introduction in 1977. And practically nobody remembers Hollywood's first attempt to turn the comic into a cross-platform property, the 1995 flop Judge Dredd, which paired a scowling Sylvester Stallone with a hyperactive Rob Schneider. With all that apathy working against it, this franchise reboot -- simply titled Dredd -- seems doomed from the get-go, a movie that a majority of moviegoers neither demanded nor needed.

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, January 8, 2012

by Ethan Alter January 8, 2013 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, January 8, 2012

"Stallone's not the law! I am the law!"

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

by Ethan Alter September 18, 2012 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, September 18, 2012

Joss Whedon has a bad case of cabin fever.

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