Travis Vogt

Writer, comedian, regular job haver, former Scarecrow employee, comma user

Favorite films

  • All the President's Men
  • The Sound of Music
  • Predator
  • Kundun

Recent activity

  • The Cincinnati Kid


  • No One Will Save You


  • The Hot Rock


  • Oppenheimer


Recent reviews

  • The Cincinnati Kid

    The Cincinnati Kid


    For a shameless The Hustler rip-off (and noted as such when it came out), I liked it a hell of a lot. Steve McQueen is perfect for a poker movie, his style of acting is basically poker face to begin with. It looks fantastic, the depression era shot in 1965, full of dark colors and spectacular New Orleans locales. Tuesday Weld and Ann-Margaret are…you know, absurdly sexy. Most enjoyable is none other than Edward G Robinson in the Gleason/Minnesota Fats…

  • No One Will Save You

    No One Will Save You


    Look out! Unfathomably intelligent beings who have mastered intergalactic travel, telekinesis and telepathy are coming to GRAB YOU! THEY’RE GONNA GROWL AND GRAB YOU!

Popular reviews

  • The Simpsons Movie

    The Simpsons Movie


    I don’t mean to second guess the writers and producers, but it was possibly a misguided choice to make this movie not funny. As a person who has enjoyed the popular television show on which this film is based, I would say that one of the main aspects of it is that it is funny. In it’s prime, I would even suggest it was the funniest show of all time. Relentlessly funny, just a feverishly paced onslaught of brilliant jokes…

  • Avatar: The Way of Water

    Avatar: The Way of Water


    I watched this on IMAX 3D and I don’t think I was mentally prepared for the experience? Jesus Christ, that’s some heavy sensory overload. 
    —A whale gets to kick some ass, finally 
    —Most inexplicable decision is making Jermaine Clement do an American accent. C’mon, let the guy cook 
    —Was definitely not expecting an homage to the “burning the village” scene from Platoon in the blue cat folks movie 
    —I can’t take this stuff seriously, the character designs are just…