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"
Nicolas Winding Refn’s Drive turns five this year and it still stands up as one of the best films of the decade.Read more "Drive: A Five Year Retrospective"
I’m going to put this out there right now: I’m not one of the seemingly inescapable Star Wars fans who has been counting down to this release since the announcement. I’m not going to pretend to comprehend their relationship with the series. That said, if I were to guess I’d say this is the film […]Read more "Film Review: Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
Ex Machina is a fantastic debut from writer/director Alex Garland, whose sci-fi vision is as strong as anyone’s working in film today.Read more "Film Review: Ex Machina"
A Most Violent Year sees J.C. Chandor’s guiding a successful slow burn crime drama that makes the most of its big moments and star Oscar Isaac.Read more "Film Review: A Most Violent Year"
Grant and Zac take a belated look at Inside Llewyn Davis, the latest from the Coen brothers, which hasn’t settled with audiences the way many of their other classics have.Read more "Dissecting Inside Llewyn Davis: Llewyn Is the Cat"
Inside Llewyn Davis is the latest from the always stellar Coen Brothers and this folk music tale is no different, lingering in your head long after you’ve left the theater.Read more "Film Review: Inside Llewyn Davis"