Review – The World’s End

The conclusion of the Cornetto “trilogy,” The World’s End follows previous genre comedies Shaun of the Dead (zombies), and Hot Fuzz (buddy cop mystery) with a healthy dose of science fiction.  The trilogy is linked not by plot, but by the unique team of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost, similar themes of friendshipContinue reading “Review – The World’s End”

Review – The Way, Way Back

Between The Kings of Summer, Mud, and now The Way, Way Back, Summer 2013 is chock full of indie coming of age films. 14 year old Duncan (Liam James, best recognized as young Shawn Spencer from Psych) is off on a beach vacation he wants nothing to do with.  Between his emotionally unstable mother (ToniContinue reading “Review – The Way, Way Back”

Review – Despicable Me 2

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”

Review – Monsters University

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”

Review – Man of Steel

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”

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