mother! is a divisive film, right down to its unconventional title. While Zac adheres to the brilliance of Aronofsky, Grant keeps rubbing at the bloody spot.Read more "mother! A Discussion about Everything from God to Bloody Light Bulbs"
In preparation for the newest X-Men movie, Logan, I saw X-Men Apocalypse against everyone’s recommendation. Logan owes me big time.Read more "Movie Night with Lauren: X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)"
X-Men: Apocalypse is the latest (last?) of the First Class reboot of the X-Men franchise and while it has its moments it never really excels above being average superhero fare.Read more "Film Review: X-Men: Apocalypse"
Serena doesn’t work on almost any level, as the filmmakers let down their stars and an interesting source material.Read more "Film Review: Serena"
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"
Bryan Singer returns to the director’s chair of the X-Men franchise and Days of Future Past is right there with First Class and X2 in quality; very, very good.Read more "Film Review: X-Men: Days of Future Past"
One quarter down so far this year, three to go. Here’s our list of what is peaking our excitement in the next few months.Read more "Looking Ahead to 2014: Second Quarter (April – June)"
American Hustle has a lot of great things going for it, but David O. Russell’s hesitance to just do his own thing keeps the film from reaching its utmost potential.Read more "Dissecting American Hustle"
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"
With only a couple of months left on the 2013 film calendar it has become increasingly clear that this has been a great year for women in film. Sure, it would be great if we had more big budget fare starring women, but the opportunities in smaller films are becoming more plentiful and taken full advantage of.Read more "2013: A Great Year For Women In Film"