Saturday, May 28, 2016

X-Men: Apocalypse - Review

   There are very few franchises that have had the continuous success of the X-Men universe. Bumps in the road have occurred along the way with films like X-Men: The Last Stand and X-Men Origins: Wolverine, but for the most part the mutant universe has entertained the world for the better part of a decade and a half. But when the children of the atom are tasked with their biggest threat yet, does the film measure up?

Saturday, May 21, 2016

Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising - Review

   Comedy sequels have been historically bad. Everyone knows this and yet they are still released on an almost yearly basis. The comedy becomes, most of the time, repetitive and often feels stale, using the same or similar comedic beats to the first. Luckily there may be another film to add to the list of good comedies and that is Neighbors 2.

Sunday, May 15, 2016

Money Monster - Review

   If there was ever a film that lacked one piece of the puzzle it might be a film like Money Monster. Stacked with a stellar cast, with familiar faces and up and comers alike, and a good director, the movie was all set to be the next great thriller. That is until the actual plot unfolds into a rather farfetched mess.

Friday, May 6, 2016

Captain America: Civil War - Review

   Eight years in, the Marvel Cinematic Universe is firing on all cylinders. From all the way back in 2008 with Iron Man until now, the audience has been around these characters to see them grow and evolve into well rounded emotional characters. To see them come to this point is heartbreaking and the film benefits greatly from utilizing this attachment the audience has.