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Wednesday, February 20, 2019

“Mockingjay” leaves you hungry for part two

Say what you want, but I am awfully grateful that we live in an age where countless young adult book series are transformed into insanely popular blockbuster hits — and no, that is not...

“Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” Movie Review

David Fincher, critically-acclaimed director of “The Social Network,” “Fight Club” and “Seven,” received high marks for his latest exhilarating thriller, “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo.”  The film is an adaptation of the internationally-bestselling...

“Avengers: Infinity War” — 10 years of fan investments pay off

No spoilers. You’re welcome. There was an idea — moviegoers know this — called the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). The idea was to bring together the stories of a group of remarkable people, to see...

“The Comedy” Review

If the sight of a herd of corpulent men grinding against each other’s pasty, Pabst-slathered bodies and prancing about in the nude to Donnie & Joe Emerson’s “Baby” is likely to inflict lasting trauma...

“The Grey” Movie Review

Just moments before the midnight showing of Liam Neeson’s newest film “The Grey,” the theater seats slowly filled by an easy-going, light-hearted crowd of mostly high school and college students or couples on dates....

Even the seventh son can’t save the awfulness of “Seventh Son”

Have you ever seen a movie that someone claimed is “so bad it’s good?” Well, this is not one of those movies, choosing to just opt for bad, even painful at times. Following a...

Crimson Peak is the peak of movies this October

Master monster-maker Guillermo del Toro has once again proven that he doesn’t need to make a horror movie to provide scares and entertainment. Labeled as a gothic romance piece, “Crimson Peak” is a beautiful...

“Unfinished Business”: More like unfinished script

What is Vince Vaughn still doing in movies? I mean, all that stuff he did in the early 2000s as part of the “frat pack” was over 10 years ago (“Starsky and Hutch,” “Dodgeball”)....

Penguins are the best in “Penguins of Madagascar”

The lukewarm reception of the “Penguins of Madagascar” TV show could invoke a negative reception for the titular movie. But style over substance rears its head and causes the movie to seem like a...

“Sleepwalk With Me” Movie Review

The undeniably talented Ira Glass, known for his work on “This American Life,” a radio show about real people and their real lives, has taken his work to the big screen with his film,...