Bad is never good: the lesson of ‘Sharknado’

Tonight the connoisseurs of crap will gather at the Falcon in Thornton Park, near downtown Orlando, Florida, to watch a special showing of Sharknado, the latest piece of junk that the SyFy Channel and Asylum Studios have thrown at the small screen. I and many of my friends are going, looking forward to a good […]

I couldn’t wait for ‘The End’ to end

A lot of people, including many of my friends and the majority of film critics, seem to like This is the End. I found it self-indulgent, pretentious, overly crude and just plain unfunny. Though it’s not the worst comedy I’ve seen in the last couple of years, it’s another one in a long line of […]

Entertainment Weakly

By now, many of you have perused Entertainment Weekly‘s odd collection of top-100 lists. In their latest issue, they have lists for movies, albums, plays, TV shows and books. First, let me commend them for attempting this. As a list lover myself, I was eager to see what they would select. With that said, the […]

‘The Lone Ranger’ an exhilarating ride

Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger is the best action/adventure movie of the summer so far. It’s everything Man of Steel wasn’t. It’s true to the spirit of the characters while giving them a unique reworking, packed with action and adventure without being too heavy on CGI, and filled with life and humor. Yes, it’s a […]

‘Monsters University’ beats ‘World War Z’

Monsters University has scared away the competition this weekend, beating out World War Z. Box office results here. Click here to read my review.  

For the religiously skeptical among us

I’ve recently discovered – and highly recommend – two doc films dealing with religion: Marjoe and Jesus Camp. If you aren’t frightened by organized religion now, you will be after watching these.

Welcome to the new MeierMovies!

I hope you all enjoy the much more user-friendly MeierMovies! As always, I welcome feedback.