The Expendables (2010)

Nov 29, 2011 by Mr. Nau A gaggle of action stars, including Sylvester Stallone, Jason Statham, Dolph Lundgren, Jet Li, and Mickey Rourke, form a group of mercenaries tasked with taking out a Latin American dictator. The rebellious bunch blows the crap out of the city, send its citizenry scattering, and lets Stallone get the […]

20 Years After (2008)

Nov 25, 2011 by Mr. Nau This low-budget post-apocalyptic thriller only feels 20 years long. It’s set two decades after the nuclear holocaust killed almost everyone and drove the survivors underground. Some of the survivors are trying to find the others, some are trying to find the only pregnant woman left. Watch something else. Grade: […]

The Red Baron (2008)

Nov 22, 2011 by Mr. Nau The story of the German flying ace, Manfred von Richthofen, comes alive in this exciting war drama with lots of incredible aerial combat sorties. The sportsmanship of the Red Baron, his legendary exploits in World War I, and his encounter with Canadian ace, Captain Roy Brown, are beautifully dramatized […]

Dr. Bronner’s Magic Soapbox (2006)

Nov 22, 2011 by Mr. Nau Emanuel Bronner was a German chemist from a long line of soap makers, a mental patient who escaped from an institution, and a successful businessman whose otherworldly religious rants completely filling the packaging of his famous soap seem utterly crazy. This engrossing documentary tells the fascinating story of his […]

Surviving the Cut (2010)

Nov 18, 2011 by Mr. Nau The most elite military training is shown in gritty detail in this documentary series. The impossible tasks performed at full strength under sleep deprivation drive home how these services–Army Rangers, US Marine Recon, Air Force Pararescue, and Navy EOD, among others–weed out most people who start the courses. Grade: […]

Bill Burr – Let It Go (2010)

Nov 08, 2011 by Mr. Nau Bill Burr delivers a hilarious, angry, and completely politically-incorrect standup comedy routine in this live show from San Francisco. He covers a wide range of topics, primarily focused on ranting about relationships, stereotypical guy stuff, bad drivers, suicide, racism, and a pit bull forced on him by his girlfriend. […]