★★ Another day, another X-Men movie. After Days of Future Past effectively rebooted the entire series by rewriting the future, the series comes full circle by bringing back a bunch of familiar superpowers in teenage form -- Cyclops, Jean Grey, Angel, Nightcrawler, and Storm. X-Men: Apocalypse trailers begged answers for the questions: Who will join the... Continue Reading →
Crash and Burn — The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review
The seeds of rebellion against President Coriolanus Snow's rule are plainly and brashly evident as Everdeen and Mellark embark on a tour of all the districts in a display of government ambassadorship.
Danger When Mixed — Silver Linings Playbook
To call Silver Linings Playbook a comedy feels a bit like misdirection -- it's actually a movie with characters and situations so real, humor comes naturally. And where there are humans and laughter, there is tragedy, failure, heartbreak, and the sorting out of the mess that we call relationships.
The Hunger Games Review
Let's get to the point -- yes, it's good. It's good in so many ways, and for so many different reasons. The Hunger Games as a movie (I have not read the book) does what so many movies based on popular things forget to do -- stick to the essential script. There seems to be a healthy... Continue Reading →