This is your fault. You, the movie-going public. You ignored me and 75% of critics and went to see Fifty Shades of Grey. It made a lot of money, so now this sequel has been foisted upon us.
No good film adaptation of a video game has ever been made – at least none of them have managed a “fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Based on the massively popular franchise, Warcraft, the third game adaptation this year already, aims to the first real success in the genre. Is it miss or aContinue reading “Review – Warcraft”
Recently I saw a video featuring a woman who had (somehow) never seen a Star Wars movie. With a few glasses of wine and prompting from her boyfriend, she proceeded to recap all of A New Hope to the best of her abilities based only on what she had picked up on over the years. Continue reading “Review: Allegiant”
Gerard Butler does what he does – star in a period action flick based on ancient mythology. This time the setting is Egypt of long ago, and he’s the villain.
One man’s overreaction after an altercation at his job sets him on edge.
According to 2005’s Idiocracy, in the year 2505 a movie called Ass, featuring ninety minutes of a naked rear making rude noises, was the number one movie in America. In 2015 one of the most anticipated films of the year is based on erotic Twilight fanfiction. I’m starting to think that 500 years was tooContinue reading “Review – Fifty Shades of Grey”
Every once in a while a movie comes along that makes me question my love of film.
Meet the Mormons is the story of six people and their families, all Mormons. A look into the lives of these members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, the film purports to answer the question: just who are the Mormans?
Conrad Valmont (Jason Bateman) was born with the proverbial silver spoon already in his mouth. The son of the owners of one of New York’s most luxurious hotels, he is destined for a life of leisure. Raised by the hotel staff in the lap of luxury while his parents trot the globe – a ventureContinue reading “Review – The Longest Week”
After losing her mother, Beckett (Sophie Curtis) moves with her now widowed father (Linus Roache) to New York City to start a new life. Part of that new life is transferring to the prestigious Hamilton School, a private institute with a long history. Just how long, and private, that history is though, will prove toContinue reading “Review – Innocence”