Friday movie roundup – Jan. 14

Well, “The Green Hornet” isn’t as bad as we thought it might be, given the problems in its production and its release date shift from primo December to dumping-ground January, and its starring Seth Rogen as a superhero. It’s not bad at all, actually, and parts of it are pretty good. Overall a typical C+ movie. (Do NOT pay extra for 3D.)

Meanwhile, “The Dilemma” (review at Cinematical) is bad: overlong, tonally awkward, mishandled.

“Eric’s Bad Movies” at is about “Buddy,” starring Rene Russo and various persons in gorilla costumes. Also at, I used a lot of puns to predict the movie marketing slogans of 2011.

At Cinematical, I’ll be live-blogging the Golden Globes on Sunday. My pal Goss is doing the first hour, my other pal Weinberg is taking the third hour, and I’m on the middle shift (6-7 p.m. Pacific, 9-10 p.m. Eastern). I guess if one has to work on a Sunday, spending an hour making snide remarks® about celebrities is probably the best option.

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