How To Train Your Dragon 2

How to Train Your Dragon 2

It isn’t that sequels are a bad thing (but sometimes they are), or even that this sequel is particularly bad, but the incessant and rampant franchising in Hollywood is something that rears its head again for...
Godzilla

Godzilla

At the core of this latest attempt to reboot another generally successful franchise is a troubling cinematic philosophy: money. Why would you go through the hassle of trying to make a cohesive film with...
Oculus

Oculus

Any time a studio is ready to put out an R rated horror movie, I am usually on board with it – much like I was with Oculus. However, going in I had not realized that WWE Studios produced the whole shebang....
Captain America

Captain America

Captain America: The Winter Soldier – PG13 Ahh, the superhero movie – something I yearned so deeply for when I was a child, but now these things get churned out at such a feverish pace that the luster...
sabotage

Sabotage

Sabotage tries to do far too much with way too little. The narrative is a convoluted at times and the acting becomes a road block in a script that just doesn’t make a whole lot of sense. But, does it really...
Need for Speed

Need for Speed

Did you know that we went all of 2013 without a theatrical release for a movie based on a video game?  Couldn’t it just stay that way? It isn’t that Need for Speed is directly based on any of the games in...
Wind Rises

The Wind Rises

Hayao Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises presents a whimsical and fantastic look into Pre-World War II Japan in what he calls his final feature length film. The narrative follows, and pays tribute to the real life,...
Pompeii

Pompeii

Somewhere in between directing installments of the Resident Evil franchise and producing Asylum-esque features, Paul W.S. Anderson found the time to churn out Pompeii. Now this isn’t the type of film that is...
The Monuments Men

The Monuments Men

Men go into war-racked countries and find art. I wish that the summation of the entirety of The Monuments Men wasn’t as simple as that first sentence. Sadly, that is it. Frank Stokes (George Clooney) tasks...