“John Carter.” Photo Credit: Walt Disney Pictures.
A Virginia Civil War soldier is transported to Mars, where he helps the good guys fight the overlords. As imaginative as that sounds (actually from a series of Edgar Rice Burroughs books), there’s nothing original about the story, the style, the action, the look or the direction of this tedious bomb. So much is derivative that it feels like a really awful, long-lost “Star Wars” spinoff.
GAY ANGLE: If it weren’t for Taylor Kitsch’s ripped torso, there would be nothing worth watching.
Jerry Williams reviewed movies for WTVR-TV for 14 years and for Style Weekly for 10 years. When he launched his own website in 1998 at TVJerry.com, he took his reviews to the Internet. Through those hundreds of reviews, Jerry kept his sexual orientation muted. So, he's excited to be adding "gay angles" to his postings for GayRVA.com.
Who was really responsible for the Stonewall riots, the 1969 event which is considered the start of the fight for LGBTQ equality? According to some, the trailer for an upcoming film about the riots, Stonewall, glosses over quite a few important people who happened to be at the Christopher Street bar that night. All folks really have [...]