When it comes to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we’ve grown accustomed to a certain heightened world. Yes it’s filled with superhuman beings, dancing trees and futuristic scientific and technological advances, but everything still feels grounded in this reality. Until now. Now, things have changed. Now, things are strange.Read more "Film Review: Doctor Strange"
Spotlight is a very good journalistic drama, starring an excellent ensemble, that won’t let you go from start to finish.Read more "Film Review: Spotlight"
Southpaw gets a couple of things right around a solid Jake Gyllenhaal performance, but its misery porn laden mess of a script sinks most everything going for it.Read more "Film Review: Southpaw"
There are really 2 camps of people in life. Those who rip into Nicholas Sparks novels like a kid on Christmas morning, and those who literally cringe at the sight of his name.Read more "Book Review: The Best of Me by Nicholas Sparks"
To the Wonder is the latest from Terrence Malick and it is his most visually narrative feature yet; that is both a blessing and a curse over the course of the film.Read more "Film Review: To the Wonder"
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a solid sequel, but doesn’t really advance the story or bring much new to the series.Read more "Film Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"
Though it is still debatable if Robert Downey Jr. or Wishbone makes a better Sherlock Holmes, the memorable quality of Downey’s performance two years ago as the classic detective will be impossible to forget. He made what I assumed to be a stodgy, pipe-smoking British guy eccentrically cool, something that I couldn’t help get enough […]Read more "Film Review: Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"
Ever since I was little and I fell witness to a horrifying story about a raging fire on the news I have had a strong aversion to that form of broadcast. And unless it is riddled with sarcastic references to current events, such as The Colbert Report or Weekend Update on Saturday Night Live, it […]Read more "Now Playing Review – Morning Glory"
Morning Glory is a funny (if a tad uninspired) tale about the rejuvenating of a morning news show that does fairly well till a perplexing third act almost ruins a potentially very fine piece of entertainment. Now if I was a well versed critic I would probably start by writing this film off as paling […]Read more "Review: Morning Glory"