Joel has written 2 reviews for films rated ½ during 2014.

  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    X-Men Origins: Wolverine

    Hugh Jackman performs well as Wolverine in the worst film in the franchise to date. Other than Hugh Jackman and Taylor Kitsch's short cameo as Gambit, the film underperforms in every field: Terrible story, god awful CGI, the severe mishandling of some of the most iconic X-Men (Gambit to some degree, but most notably Deadpool (played by Ryan Reynolds) who neither acts or looks like the character at all in the film.
    The biggest atrocity of this movie is the…

  • The Pyramid

    The Pyramid

    ½

    A poorly done found footage film that fails to even live up to other films in the genre. The pacing is so unbalanced with two-thirds of the film moving at a snail's pace and then blasting through the ridiculous final act that many aspects of the storyline became so far fetched or are abandoned completely. All the negative character cliches are in this film
    with characters who do the dumbest things, wooden acting from most of the cast and most…