Tuesday
Aug252015

Straight Outta Compton- New Release

“Straight Outta Compton” has it’s flaws,... but you can’t help but feel like you’re watching an important film about important times.  

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Tuesday
Aug252015

Fantastic Four- New Release

...a very bad movie, a ‘special’ very bad movie.

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Tuesday
Aug252015

The Gift- New Release

“The Gift” is a very scary, very thought provoking film.

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Tuesday
Aug252015

Mission Impossible: Rogue Nation- New Release

Rogue Nation also has what most spy movies lack- intrigue…, well that and Cruise, and for those reasons alone the fifth entry in this series is impossible not to like.

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Monday
Aug102015

Ant-Man New Release

Paul Rudd is his usual slice of humble funny handsome guy pie.

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Monday
Aug102015

Trainwreck- New Release

...this is Schumer’s movie, and she’s the bell of the crass ball. 

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Monday
Aug102015

Minions- New Release

...the side character minions should just stay side characters and are better off in small potent doses.

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Monday
Aug102015

Ted 2- New Release

...the novelty of the original has run its course and makes it clear there shouldn’t be a third.

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Thursday
Jul232015

Inside Out- New Release

While I’ll say I applaud the terrain sought after as most other animation studios would just make generic young emotional girl jokes, I must be honest and admit that this film did not blow me away.  

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Thursday
Jul232015

Jurassic World- New Release

...has not only tapped into the original’s entertainment value but also paid high tribute to the original’s legendary director.    

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Thursday
Jul232015

Dope- New Release

Aspiring for “Risky Business” immortality, “Dope” just doesn’t have the concentration, but it does have your attention and your smile.  

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Monday
Jun222015

Spy- New Release

...unlike some of her recent films (“Identity Thief”, “Tammy”), I feel like I can laugh with McCarthy and not just at her.

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Monday
Jun222015

Aloha- New Release

Storylines may take their time to develop, but I was too much smitten by Cooper and Stone’s smittenness to care.

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Monday
Jun222015

San Andreas- New Release

...the non-stop crumbling buildings/massive tsunamis/earth opening up special effects as well as Johnson’s sweet smile and biceps saved the day for this viewer.

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Monday
Jun222015

Mad Max: Fury Road- New Release

“Mad Max: Fury Road” not only delivers on my expectations but reaches the glorious heights of cinematic immortality.

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Thursday
Jun042015

Me and Earl and the Dying Girl- New Release

...destined to be recognized as one of the better films of 2015.

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Thursday
Jun042015

Ex Machina- New Release

“Ex Machina” is an above average “Twilight Zone”- “Black Mirror” episode that is served well by it’s good writing and good performances.

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Thursday
Jun042015

Avengers: Age of Ultron- New Release

It can all be a bit maddening, but other times when you’re watching fantastic battle sequences, great CGI work, and awesomely hilarious superhero banter, you realize how simple and great the pleasures are that this film has to offer.

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Thursday
Jun042015

The Age of Adaline- New Release

...it’s the great sweeping tragically-magically love story the screenwriters and director want you to be on board for, and “The Age of Adaline” is no great love story.

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Monday
Jun012015

Unfriended- New Release

...found myself enjoying it, that was until the third act climax that bludgeoned me silly and left me not only obnoxiously annoyed but in one of those film going experiences that literally gave me a headache.

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