Muppets Most Wanted

Muppets Most Wanted

Something happened on the way to the sequel. Muppets Most Wanted picks up right after the series refresher, 2011’s The Muppets, igniting a rather humorous song about the staleness of sequels. What quickly...
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...
300: RISE OF AN EMPIRE

300: Rise of an Empire

300: Rise of an Empire, the sequel (or prequel?) to Zack Snyder’s 2006 film, 300, is an hour and a half of CGI blood splashed to the face. The film, now directed by Noam Murro, follows a Greek general,...
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,...
Non-Stop

Non-Stop

Bill Marks (Liam Neeson) is an alcoholic struggling with some personal demons. Non-Stop, the newest film from director Juame Collet-Serra (2011’s Unknown), opens with Marks sitting in his car at an airport....
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...
About Last Night

About Last Night

In About Last Night, two drastically different couples go on a double date after the more outrageous and raunchy couple hook-up. These couples are pairs of best friends, Bernie (Kevin Hart) and Joan (Regina...
RoboCop

RoboCop

It is really becoming a challenge to review a new film that has retooled another film that is so dear to my heart. I remember seeing Paul Verhoeven’s RoboCop (1987) when I was in second grade. And, like The...