The Greatest Showman (Full Review)

Musicals aren’t for everyone. But I’ve been a fan of the genre since my younger days of watching Disney animated films on repeat. Great music can make a good film even greater, adding emotion and a little flare to what might normally be a bland story. The Greatest Showman, directed by newcomer Matt Gracey, features […]

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Logan (Full Review)

I remember watching the very first X-Men film on opening day back in July of 2000. Even though several changes had been made to the source material, I came out of the theater thoroughly pleased. One of the biggest reasons for the success of that film, and why the franchise is still chugging along 17 […]

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Pan (Full Review)

Anyone who casually follows my blog is probably aware of my love/hate relationship with sequels or spin offs. It’s a simple concept: If a sequel is made with an interesting story that furthers the arc of the previous film’s characters and presents them with new challenges, then I’m all for it. But, if a sequel […]

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Chappie (Full Review)

It’s often difficult to use the word ‘overrated’, because it habitually carries a negative connotation. Simply put, just because someone dubs something ‘overrated’, it doesn’t necessarily mean they didn’t enjoy it. It could just mean that it might not be as memorable to them as the masses proclaim it to be. And in my opinion, […]

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X-Men: Days of Future Past Review

14 years ago, Director Bryan Singer started a mini-revolution with the first X-Men movie. Once upon a time, superhero movies were just special effects laden cash cows. But with X-Men, studios realized that the superhero genre could be visually appealing while also providing strong social commentary and important messages. Unfortunately for the X-Men franchise, the […]

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Prisoners… Full Review

Just when you think you’ve seen enough episodes of Law & Order to figure out any thriller before you’ve finished watching the trailer, along comes Prisoners. A good thriller can be more captivating than any horror movie or action film if done correctly. Why? Because they provide us with a sense of realism that the other […]

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