Film Reviews

Kong: Skull Island (2017)

Starring: Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L Jackson, John Goodman, Corey Hawkins Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts I remember being a little kid and my Dad putting on the original King Kong from the 30's to watch with me and my brother. There are certain scenes of that film that remain embedded in my mind, but the… Continue reading Kong: Skull Island (2017)

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Logan (2017)

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Dafne Keen, Stephen Merchant, Boyd Holbrook, Richard E Grant, Director: James Mangold Logan, the man who is also known as Wolverine (Jackman), has grown old. He no longer heals so good, and he's spending his days sleeping in his car, drinking heavily, and chauffeuring obnoxious people around near the Texas… Continue reading Logan (2017)

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The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

Starring: Will Arnett, Rosario Dawson, Michael Cera, Ralph Fiennes Director: Chris McKay There's a part of me that doesn't entirely get Lego movies. The characters are based on those from other stories, and retain some of their characteristics but not others. I guess that they kind of emulate the kinds of stories that kids create… Continue reading The Lego Batman Movie (2017)

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80’s Nostalgia at its Finest: An awesome action watchlist.Β 

A blogging friend and I were waxing nostalgic about the best 80s action movies. Click through below for the list they wrote, it's pretty awesome!  And it's a great blog, so while you're there, take a look around, and maybe follow.  https://raistlin0903.wordpress.com/2017/03/14/special-features-presents-action-movies-of-the-80s/

Film Reviews

Suicide Squad (2016)

Starring: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Director: David Ayer Another misguided and confused film from the writer/director of Fury. If you liked that film, this one will please you. Otherwise, the flaws in this film may leave you feeling cold. Holding the major comic book villains in prison, the government develops a plot to… Continue reading Suicide Squad (2016)

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Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders (2016)

Starring: Adam West, Burt Ward, Julie Newmar Director: Rick Morales Β In this 2016 cartoon movie, the original cast of the 60's Batman TV show reunite to voice the characters they played in the popular and very camp TV series. Batman and Robin, with the help of the ever faithful Alfred, fight to save the city… Continue reading Batman: Return Of The Caped Crusaders (2016)

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Ben Mendelsohn, Forest Whitaker, Riz Ahmed, Mads Mikkelsen, Donnie Yen. Director: Gareth Edwards I suppose that I might as well open by telling you that I found this film less than impressive. Jyn (Jones) is the daughter of the man who designed the Death Star. Her father (Mikkelsen)… Continue reading Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

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The Accountant (2016)

Starring: Ben Affleck, Anna Kendrick, JK Simmons, Jon Lithgow Director: Gavin O'Connor Is being a mathematical genius really a symptom of Autism? In this film, Ben Affleck is a man whose military father felt that he needed to train his sons to be assassins in order to combat the wishy-washy therapy offered by conventional treatments… Continue reading The Accountant (2016)

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Preview: Allied (2016)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Marion Cotillard Director: Robert Zemeckis Part thriller, part romance, this film is the story of Max Vatan (Pitt), a Canadian Intelligence officer, and Marianne Beausejour (Cotillard), a beautiful French Resistance fighter, who meet during an assassination mission in Casablanca in 1942. Strangers playing the role of a married couple, they find themselves… Continue reading Preview: Allied (2016)

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105 Must See Films: Sherlock Jr (1924)

Starring: Buster Keaton, Kathryn McGuire Director: Buster Keaton No Must See list would be complete without a little Buster Keaton. A master pf physical comedy, along with the much maligned Fatty Arbuckle and Charlie Chaplin, he was a prolific film maker and performer in the days of silent film, and he did all his own… Continue reading 105 Must See Films: Sherlock Jr (1924)