I feel like I’ve been saying this a lot lately about “based on a true story” films, but Everest is no different: some stories, as worth telling as they are, just don’t make the best movies. Taken as inspiration? Sure. But a truthful retelling just doesn’t quite work on the big screen as far as […]Read more "Film Review: Everest"
Now that we’re down the sequel road quite a bit in the Terminator series it’s hard not to tell Arnold to maybe get lost somewhere along the scenic route as he makes good on his iconic “I’ll be back” catchphrase. Do I really want to see a past-his-prime action star trying to relieve his youth […]Read more "Film Review: Terminator Genisys"
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes continues on the great path set by its predecessor, but a bit more character and an original story could have taken the series to the next level.Read more "Film Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes"
White House Down is about as fun as one could hope for and just might be the best blockbuster of the summer so far.Read more "Film Review: White House Down"
Baz Luhrmann brings The Great Gatsby to the big screen with a style and visual wonder that is irresistible, even when the story doesn’t connect as firmly as it could.Read more "Film Review: The Great Gatsby"
Zero Dark Thirty is the gripping true life account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden and Kathryn Bigelow superbly tells that story through the eyes of our protagonist Maya.Read more "Film Review: Zero Dark Thirty"
“For Your Renting Pleasure” is back, compiling the movies that I’ve waited till now to see. Looking for something to rent this upcoming weekend? Here are a few selections to either consider or avoid: 10 Years, Lawless, or Ruby Sparks.Read more "For You Renting Pleasure"