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"
Mad Max: Fury Road is an insane and brilliant vision from George Miller, full of endless imagination as it keeps raising the bar on the impossible.Read more "Film Review: Mad Max: Fury Road"
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"
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"
Fee fi fo fum, ask not when the thundering applause comes. Cuz it won’t… Nailed it.Read more "Film Review: Jack The Giant Slayer"
No matter how popular a genre is, there always comes a point in which someone takes it too far. Take zombies – a romance between the living and the undead would definitely be that thing to push the genre over the edge. Yet surprisingly, the relationship works well.Read more "Film Review: Warm Bodies"
X-Men: First Class is a great comic book film that is anchored by a fantastic cast and resets the X-Men universe in an era ripe for potential future films. The film opens up right where the franchise did, with Erik Lehnsherr being separated from his family at a Nazi concentration camp and ripping a fence […]Read more "Review: X-Men: First Class"
That’s right, my write-up for rentals has changed yet again. This time around (and hopefully I will stick to it this time) I will write up little blurbs about the movies I have seen in the past week on Fridays, giving you suggestions for what to pick up and what to avoid when considering what […]Read more "For Your Renting Pleasure"