Lauren: I don’t care what anyone says: I’d much rather repeatedly kidnap Liam Neeson’s daughter than experience John Wick’s particular set of skills firsthand. Dude is scary.Read more "Film Review: John Wick: Chapter 2"
Arrival brings an intelligence and a beauty that is often lacking from Science Fiction films, but do potential plot holes and contradictions prevent it from being one of the best? SPOILERS ABOUND!Read more "Dissecting Arrival: Heptapod for Dummies"
They came, they saw, they conquered… the ability to communicate with humanity through plate glass windows. The alien invaders have arrived?Read more "Film Review: Arrival"
When it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we’ve grown accustomed to a certain heightened world. Yes it’s filled with superhuman beings, dancing trees and futuristic scientific and technological advances, but everything still feels grounded in this reality. Until now. Now, things have changed. Now, things are strange.Read more "Film Review: Doctor Strange"
I wouldn’t quite go with “magnificent” as the superlative for this remake of the classic western, but Pretty Good Seven just doesn’t quite bode as well for ticket sales. And Rootin’ Tootin’ Revolver Shootin’ Seven was a straight up veto…Read more "Film Review: The Magnificent Seven"
I was never great at sticking with any of the numerous instruments I picked up throughout my life, and boy do I feel cheated. Had I known they could be as magical as Kubo’s samisen I may have kept with one!Read more "Film Review: Kubo and the Two Strings"
Back when Suicide Squad was rushed into reshoots following the reaction to the initial trailer release, I remember talking myself into the opinion that filming new content could only be a good thing even though most feared for the worst. After all, video game release dates get pushed all the time to allow for more […]Read more "Film Review: Suicide Squad"