Saturday , 25 March 2017

Review: Kong Returns in Lightweight Popcorn Fare

Review: Kong Returns in Lightweight Popcorn Fare

When the original “King Kong” came out in 1933, it pioneered the genre of monster movie epics by presenting audiences with something they had never seen before. In the 83 years si ...

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Review: ‘Fist Fight’ Gets Knocked Out

Review: ‘Fist Fight’ Gets Knocked Out

When I first walked into “Fist Fight,” I expected a hilarious comedy with one of my favorite actors, Charlie Day, to bring me non-stop laughs. His character in the hit show “It’s ...

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‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Gets Ruff Reviews

‘A Dog’s Purpose’ Gets Ruff Reviews

“A Dog’s Purpose” is a poor rehashing of a dog’s various reincarnated lives, rushed and brought to fruition all too soon. The “purpose” of the movie was to show the viewers how an ...

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‘Marguerite’: A Masterpiece Made from Sour Notes

‘Marguerite’: A Masterpiece Made from Sour Notes

In his sixth feature film, "Marguerite," French director, writer and producer Xavier Giannoli creates a story that toes the line between comedy and tragedy despite its imperfectio ...

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Divergences from Novel Lead “Allegiant” to Failure

Divergences from Novel Lead “Allegiant” to Failure

Fans of the popular young adult novels-turned-films "The Divergent Series" should prepare themselves to be disappointed yet again with the franchises’ third film, "Allegiant." Any ...

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‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ Scares and Surprises

‘10 Cloverfield Lane’ Scares and Surprises

"10 Cloverfield Lane" is intense, claustrophobic and a fantastic psychological thriller. There are tons of movies that have lots of marketing and trailers that give away a lot, wh ...

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‘Zootopia’ Hops Its Way Into Hearts of All Ages

‘Zootopia’ Hops Its Way Into Hearts of All Ages

How can Disney show adults and children that they are not racist and sexist? By using animal stereotypes to mask a plot that circles the toughest of human issues. "Zootopia" is mu ...

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‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ is a True ‘WTF’

‘Whiskey Tango Foxtrot’ is a True ‘WTF’

Whenever Tina Fey and Saturday Night Live creator Lorne Michaels team up to produce a film, the comedy expectations are set high. Their new film, "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" ("WTF"), ...

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Eddie the Eagle Not Accurate, But Still Soars High

Eddie the Eagle Not Accurate, But Still Soars High

It’s hard not to fall in love with an incredible story about a man who dreamed his entire life of competing in the Olympics and who never gave up, despite a lack of athleticism. M ...

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Jesse Owens Would be Proud of Race

Jesse Owens Would be Proud of Race

The incredible true story of the United States’ best track and field athlete has finally come to the silver screen. It is amazing that Jesse Owens’ story has never been told in th ...

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