I know this is heresy. . .but this movie doesn’t quite hold up as well as you might think. Don’t get me wrong – I recognize that it is a complete landmark – and I *love* all things Matthau – and many of the jokes just KILL. . . .but I don’t see myself itching to watch this again any time soon, let’s leave it at...Read More
Month: June 2009
My review is embargoed, so I can’t get too into it. But I was expecting this to be bad (and I was in a really preoccupied mood) but the doofy comedy and cool look of the film eventually won me over. Who...Read More
Just as much fun the second time. In fact, a different kind of fun. Watching the audience watch the movie, with full knowledge of where the awesome scares are hiding, is some of the best meta-moviegoing I’ve ever...Read More
Jordan Hoffman is a New York-based writer and film critic working for The Guardian, Vanity Fair, Thrillist, Times of Israel, NY Daily News and elsewhere.
He is the host of ENGAGE: The Official Star Trek Podcast, a member of the New York Film Critics Circle and challenges you to a game of backgammon.