Magic Mike XXL might be a perfect sequel; keeping what worked best, ramping up what people want most, and reworking a few little things to make it all just right.Read more "Film Review: Magic Mike XXL"
Pitch Perfect is one of my favorite films. Calm down, AFI 100 Greatest Film aficionados, I didn’t say it’s the best film; Citizen Kane can rest easy lackadaisically gliding through a bed of roses on an all terrain sled since movies aren’t graded based on the number of times I’ve seen them. But if they […]Read more "Film Review: Pitch Perfect 2"
Don’t get me wrong, I love The Hunger Games series. However, I equally hate books being broken down into multiple movies. So as much as it pains me to say it, it comes as little surprise that on its own, The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 just doesn’t get the job done.Read more "Film Review: The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1"
The Hunger Games: Catching Fire saves the franchise from being an outright atrocity, it’s even a very good film at times, but I fear the source material is going to keep the series from greatness.Read more "Film Review: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"
I’m not going to do my typical breakdown for this trailer because I did one for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire teaser trailer when it was released and a lot of the footage is the same, but there is definitely enough new stuff in this original trailer to make it worthy of being shown off. […]Read more "The Breakdown: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Official Trailer"
The first trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire was released earlier this week, and though it doesn’t actually show a lot of what the whole film will contain, it shows enough to tide us over until the next trailer comes along.Read more "The Breakdown: The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Teaser Trailer"
Lauren: It has been a while since I’ve felt the glorious, backhanded comradery of female, organized activities in film. We’re talking 12 years ago with the cheertastic Bring It On (ignore the sequels) in which a high school team must overcome the mistakes of their leader and start from the ground up to fight for […]Read more "HST…Film Review: Pitch Perfect"