Articles by John Nieves

The Hills Have Eyes

May 16, 2006 // 0 Comments

Wes Craven, the Director of films in both the "Nightmare on Elm Street" and "Scream" franchises is known for his work in the horror genre. Freddy Kreuger has become a pop culture icon and the Scream movies have become a pop culture [...]

Training Day

April 28, 2006 // 0 Comments

You think you've had a bad first day at work? On his first day as a Rookie Narcotics Officer, Jack Hoyt is assigned to Alonzo Harris; an LAPD Narcotics Detective that doesn't always play by the rules. Through a period of 24 hours, Hoyt learns [...]

The Matrix

April 21, 2006 // 0 Comments

What more can be said about "The Matrix" that hasn't already been said? It is easily one of the most influential movies made in recent cinematic history that has spawned numerous amounts of movies that have tried to copy the style but [...]

The Dukes Of Hazzard

March 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

It seems as though there has been a trend in Hollywood over the past few years where movies based on TV shows either have been made, or are definitely in the works. "Charlie's Angels, " "Starsky and Hutch, " "Scooby [...]

King Arthur

March 2, 2006 // 0 Comments

I've never been a big fan of movies set in the medieval "sword/bow and arrow" era. For some reason, I've always found them uninteresting and a tad bit bland for my tastes. Perhaps that's the sci-fi side of me speaking, but it [...]

Rush Hour 2

February 20, 2006 // 0 Comments

The best portable gaming device from the East, meets one of the better buddy comedies from the West. The "Rush Hour" franchise has been Jackie Chan's best work in the U.S. Similarly, the "Rush Hour" franchise has also been Chris [...]

National Treasure

February 13, 2006 // 0 Comments

Personally speaking, I did not watch National Treasure when it came out in theatres or even when it came out on DVD. In fact, who knows if I would have seen it at all if it wasn't for the fact that I'm reviewing this UMD release of the film. I [...]

Wedding Crashers: Uncorked

February 6, 2006 // 0 Comments

Vaughn and Wilson deliver in this hilarious comedy. Along with "40 Year Old Virgin, " "Wedding Crashers" was one of the top comedies of 2005. Starring Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson, Wedding Crashers follows John Beckwith (Owen Wilson) [...]

Sin City

January 27, 2006 // 0 Comments

Sin City: the movie is proof that picking a winner is not always obvious in Hollywood. Directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller respectively (with Quentin Tarantino coming in as a "special guest director" for one of the scenes), Sin City is [...]