“Beautiful babies!” “You’re so money and you don’t even know it!” “Vegas, baby. Vegas!” An endlessly quotable modern classic, Swingers is required viewing. Starring Jon Favreau as the lovelorn Mike, Vince Vaughn’s career-making performance as uber-cool Trent and a fantastic soundtrack featuring Big Bad Voodoo Daddy, Dean Martin and Tony Bennett.
Director Jon Favreau’s genre mashup makes for both a dull Western and a mediocre piece of science fiction, but Daniel Craig and Harrison Ford manage to ride into town and save at least part of the day.
The penultimate month of summer comes to a close with Cowboys & Aliens, Attack the Block, Crazy, Stupid, Love, The Devil’s Double and Good Neighbors.
The Plight of the Worker, the Mental Patient and the Templar Knight, this weekend is all about recovery from Transformers. Your optons: Horrible Bosses, Zookeeper, The Ward and/or Ironclad.
Robert Downey, Jr. takes on Mickey Rourke and a drinking problem in this rushed-into-production sequel that nonetheless ended up being a highly satisfying comic book adventure.
Interestingly enough, the large-scale armored ass-kickings turn out to be the least interesting parts of Jon Favreau’s superhero sequel. Check out what we thought of Iron Man 2.
Jon Favreau confirmed on his twitter account that Harrison Ford would star in the graphic novel adaptation of Cowboys & Aliens.