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"
Slow West is a swift, brutal and humorous western, full of wonderful characters and vignettes before building to its crazy conclusion.Read more "Film Review: Slow West"
Young Ones is a superb showcase of Jake Paltrow’s visual and world building skills, but misses hard on the character and story as he overstuffs and rushes his film.Read more "Film Review: Young Ones"
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"
Let Me In is one of the most successful foreign film adaptations ever and it does that by pulling from both the source novel and the film to give itself enough of its own identity to forget about the original film, Let the Right One In, if you have seen it. Reviewing Matt Reeves’ film […]Read more "Review: Let Me In"
When it comes to films like Let Me In, the most recent adaptation to the already adapted to film novel Let the Right One In, the viewing audience seems to fit into two camps. On one side of no man’s land reside the purists, those who think that the Americanization of foreign films is a […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Let Me In"