So where to begin here… Hollywood seems to be clawing at ideas or perhaps just plain running out of them. They are remaking iconic films with disastrous affects such as Point Break, or just becoming plain lazy. I mean you have some films being made that leave you scratching your head, insert Angry Birds. It’s ..
It starts out as a typical day for Lee Gates (George Clooney), TV personality on the popular financial network show, “Money Monster”. Complete with backup dancers and silly sound effects, Gates is a self-centered, though charming, host who gives weekly stock tips and advice. The show’s director, Patty Fenn (Julia Roberts), constantly whispering in Gates ..
It seems like this summer we have two major comic book films in which a villain coerces two familiar heroes to fight each other to the very end. The difference between the two films is that one is a snorefest full of plot holes while the other is incredibly entertaining and thoroughly captivating. I’ll focus ..
Go for the concert stay for the gore Ok so it’s no secret I am a fan of Horror films. But around summer thrillers and horror films are slim pickings. But the folks over at A24 don’t seem to care much about time of year, since earlier this year they released “The Witch”. That film ..
WARNING – Spoilers ahead. The Huntman: Winter’s War is both a prequel and the sequel to Snow White and the Huntsman. The film has an all-star cast and at times has the potential to be entertaining despite a confusing and downright awful script. It starts with evil queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) and her magic mirror ..
Is it just me or does everything turn to gold lately that Disney and The Jungle Book director Jon Favreau (Iron Man) put their hands on? Well, the Disney train surely does not stop here as the new The Jungle Book remake is simply a marvelous sight to behold and one of my favorite films ..
To quote this film…”You know what? I don’t need this!” When I first saw the previews to this film I felt like it had potential…This faded away in the first ten minutes of it. Although Melissa McCarthy is exactly what you expect and it does have it’s couple of chuckles, The Boss is a film ..
What is this mess that I just witnessed? As a fan of both Superman and Batman characters growing up, I really had some pretty high hopes for this movie! I mean coming off an incredible Christopher Nolan led Batman trilogy and a more than decent Zach Snyder led Man of Steel Superman film, everything seemed ..
ZOOTOPIA Although I am a Pixar fan, Disney Dreamworks has created some amazing films as well. I am a huge fan of Big Hero 6 (BH6) and so I was very excited to see their newest animated film Zootopia. With me I had a tough critic…my 4 year old daughter. She is also a BH6 ..
The Witch Let me begin by saying that I have never been a big fan of witch films. Although there are not many out there, the ones that are your traditional depiction of Hollywood cinema, wicked pointy noses, crackling voices and old woman make up. For the most part, many of those films have been ..