Saturday, June 25, 2016

Independence Day: Resurgence - Review

   The nostalgic sequels are all the rage these days. Some are good with hits like Jurassic World and Star Wars: The Force Awakens while others fall way off from the past success of the franchise like Terminator Genisys or Zoolander 2. Independence Day: Resurgence gets to join the latter as it falls completely off the rails from its predecessor.

Friday, June 24, 2016

The Shallows - Review

   Any film is inevitably going to be compared to a film of the past with similar themes or within the same genre. Unfortunately for The Shallows, the best film that it can be compared just so happens to one of the first major blockbusters and a cinematic classic, Jaws. Those are some big shoes to fill, but thankfully The Shallows doesn’t try to measure up to that legacy, crafting it’s own intense and entertaining tale.

Friday, June 10, 2016

Warcraft - Review

   The Video Game movie is such a rare occurrence that a GOOD video game movie is almost non-existent. But with the release of Warcraft, the potential is there for video games to break through to Hollywood in a big way. The video game renaissance has to begin somewhere and maybe it will start here, in Azeroth.

The Conjuring 2 - Review

   There is no bigger name in the horror genre right now than James Wan. He has given the world the only good Saw film (the first one), two great little horror films with Insidious, and arguably the best film from the genre in recent years, The Conjuring. The follow-up comes to us three years after the first and looks continue the winning streak Wan has been on.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping - Review

   The Lonely Island has finally made it to Hollywood! The comedy trio is making their film debut with their mocumentary look into the life of a popstar. And while the group’s comedy may not be for everyone, the continued success of their music and their brilliant digital shorts on SNL have shown that they’re here to stay. But the question remains, can they take that success to the film industry?