The real story and mystery reveals itself as a parable about good vs. evil, treating your guests hospitably, and the current state of our nation.
The Disaster Artist (the movie) centers on the relationship between Tommy Wiseau (James Franco) and his best friend Greg (Dave Franco) who find a common bond as aspiring actors. They team up and move to Los Angeles to take Hollywood by storm.
It's a mix of Freaky Friday and the Breakfast Club, but the action/adventure twist makes Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle a fun film. It also helps that the movie doesn't eschew character building and development.
It's a shame the series has to go out on a low note, especially because the potential was there to make this one big send-off.
Hela appears in Asgard, where her claim to the throne hits deaf ears -- that's what happens when an entire era's history is wiped away or covered up. Viewed as an invading force, Asgard's army tries to hold her at bay but fails miserably against Odin's strongest child.
On a technical level, the film's animation is stellar. The pacing is swift, the action is thick, and the lines are incredibly funny. I read a headline the other day that LEGO Batman has the best plot of any Batman movie ever, and I'm inclined to agree.
Before I knew it, La La Land transported me away to the beautiful insanity of Los Angeles -- a city of dreamers and hopeless romantics chasing their tails and looking for a place to call home. To a place of tremendous density filled with people who would give all they can to escape gravity.
But let me tell you, I was in for a treat -- The Secret Life of Pets isn't half-bad or slightly bad. It's actually pretty good -- especially if you're owned by a pet or two.
Aged actor most popular for playing superhero wearing an animal costume tries to resurrect career -- or at least stay relevant -- by going to Broadway. No, it's not a semi-autobiographical movie based on Michael Keaton's life, even if his performance is incredibly sincere and authentic. Rather, Birdman -- or the movie in which a... Continue Reading →
I had some snarky title ideas in case Deadpool was terrible. Dead Weight. Hur hur. Dead On Arrival. Dead In the Water. Brain Dead. None of those apply, fortunately. Though a bit rough on the edges, Deadpool still has a lot of bite and a whole lot of bark. If you've seen the commercials as... Continue Reading →