Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is an improvement on the character/story side of things for this reboot of the franchise, but lacks the action spectacle of the previous entry.Read more "Film Review: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows"
With so much of my (Lauren’s) personality constructed by Television, from PBS shows of my childhood to everything Joss Whedon that influenced my sense of humor and sarcasm, it’s no surprise that every year I get pretty excited for the pilots making their attempt to gain viewers. Not only that, but sometimes I go crazy […]Read more "HST’s Best of 2011: Television"
Despicable Me is a bland effort around an interesting idea that barely salvages itself from travesty with a pretty decent finale. The film follows Gru, a villain of the world who hasn’t had a note worthy diabolical scheme in some time. Added to this he has been recently upstaged by a young and upcoming villain, […]Read more "Review: Despicable Me"
A fountain of love is something I would definitely be happy to come across. But as hopeful as a girl can be about finding one my expectations aren’t that high, so I will settle for watching a good romantic comedy about a fountain of this nature instead. Unfortunately after watching When In Rome I have […]Read more "Rental Review – When In Rome"
The latest, and possibly most under the radar, comic book film this summer is the adaptation of Jonah Hex and the results are a mixed bag as the films focus seems to be in a lot of wrong places. Hex is a Confederate soldier of some rank but when he turns on his regiment and […]Read more "Review: Jonah Hex"
For those of you who pay any attention to my postings then you may have noticed that there has apparently been little going on in my life, cuz let’s face it, we are not all as cool as Zac. I mean, I didn’t even have one thing to put in a suggestion box last week. […]Read more "Two Weeks Put Off By Mass Effect (AKA Reviews of Monsters vs Aliens and Moon)"
It didn’t take long to get a huge stink bomb of a movie this year in 010 and that movie is When in Rome. The movie is so poorly written, is almost devoid of humor, is absolutely absurd, and gets nothing out of a decent slate of talent that made the unfortunate decision of taking […]Read more "Review: When in Rome"
The latest from DreamWorks Animation is one of their lesser efforts that don’t work on almost every level outside of the pretty solid 3-D. Susan Murphy is about to get married to her ‘weather man with a plan’ that has them moving up to the big time in no time. After getting some unexpected news […]Read more "Review Monsters vs. Aliens"