Gru and, most importantly, the Minions are back. Steve Carell once again provides the voice of the (now former) villain. With his priorities including being a father to his adopted girls and developing a line of jellies and jams, things have settled down considerably from his days of stealing the moon. When a dangerous, topContinue reading “Review – Despicable Me 2”
Experienced, yet unlikable, FBI special agent Sarah Ashburn (Sandra Bullock) is up for promotion, and her proving ground case is to take down a drug lord in Boston before he strikes again. Not exactly a team player, Ashburn’s patience is put to the test when she is forced to team up with Shannon Mullins (MelissaContinue reading “Review – The Heat”
It’s Deja Vu all over again. For the second time this year, terrorist forces have taken the White House and it’s up to one unlikely hero to save the day. This go ’round, that man is Channing Tatum.
Based on the novel of the same name, World War Z is the story of Gerry Lane (Brad Pitt), one man traveling the globe in search of answers to a worldwide zombie epidemic.
The third Pixar property to be revisited, and the first prequel from the animation studio, Monsters University takes place an unspecified number of years before Monsters Inc, introducing us to Mike and Sulley (Billy Crystal and John Goodman returning to the roles) when they first meet in college. Steve Buscemi also reprises his role asContinue reading “Review – Monsters University”
It hasn’t been since 2006 that Superman graced the silver screen, and even longer since anyone cared. DC has a lot riding on this reboot though. Despite the immense success they had with Christopher Nolan refreshing the Batman franchise, DC comics is still leagues behind what Marvel has turned their cinematic universe into. It’s noContinue reading “Review – Man of Steel”
In case you haven’t heard, Left Behind, the popular Christian novel about those left on earth after the Rapture and that was made into a bomb of a movie in 2000 is getting a big Hollywood remake next year starring Nicholas Cage. Well, what if James Franco, Seth Rogen, and Jay Baruchel got really high,Continue reading “Review – This is the End”
Reunited for the first time since the 2005 comedy hit Wedding Crashers, Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson team up for a comedy about a couple of middle-aged guys trying to make it in a young person’s business world.
What if you could, literally, get away with murder? And rape, and theft, and vandalism, and whatever else you feel like? In the year 2022 that will all be legal. Actually, given the fact that it’s mentioned that twelve or so year old boy is too young to remember life before “The Purge,” this newContinue reading “Review – The Purge”
Two things I don’t watch a lot of are documentaries and short films. Recently I screened a film that falls into each category – too bad it wasn’t that great of a representation of either.