Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Movie and TV Reviews

Rebel! Rebel!: ‘Rogue One – A Star Wars Story’ Reviewed (Spoiler...

Quite a few fans, myself included, were a little worried Rogue One could play out as simply a quick Disney cash grab aimed at riding the coattails of the franchise.

Hero Versus Hero: ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Reviewed

Marvel true believers (and fans of superhero films in general) are in for an interesting May with the release of two movies from the House of Ideas.

Meanness for Meanness Sake: Quentin Tarantino’s ‘The Hateful Eight’ Reviewed (NSFW)

I’ve always believed Quentin Tarantino movies are an acquired taste and it seems most film goers fall into one of two categories: you either love the director or you don’t. I certainly know I’ve never run across anyone who’s said to me, “Tarantino? Yeah. I guess he’s alright.”

Has the Magic Reawakened?: ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reviewed (Spoiler...

Two questions which have weighed heavy on the minds of Star Wars fans around the world have finally been answered this weekend: Could the Walt Disney Company recapture the magic Lucasfilm created nearly forty years ago?

A Mightily Flawed Hero: Marvel’s ‘Jessica Jones’ Reviewed

While plenty of folks will be thrown for an uncomfortable loop by the amount of sex and swearing in the series, as well as the dark tone and nature of the story, Jessica Jones is an excellent addition to the Marvel/Netflix partnership.

America on Bended Knee: Amazon’s ‘The Man in the High Castle’...

The Man in the High Castle is loosely based on the classic Philip K. Dick novel of the same name. It’s an alternate history tale in which the Allies lost WWII and the United States has been partitioned between the two main Axis adversaries: Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.

Heroes Reassembled – A Review of ‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’

The 2015 summer blockbuster season is off and running with the release of the highly anticipated sequel to the 2012 movie juggernaut, The Avengers.

Boots on the Neck of America: A Review of Amazon’s ‘The...

For those who aren’t familiar with the Philip K. Dick classic, The Man in the High Castle is an alternate history novel in which the Axis forces stand triumphant over an occupied America.

The Heroes Within: ‘Legends of the Knight’ Reviewed

It’s highly unlikely you’ll ever see another movie, featuring the Caped Crusader, which leaves you as inspired or feeling capable of being the change you wish to be in the world as Legends of the Knight. I never imaged a documentary - with a focus on the Batman - would bring tears to my eyes; I’m sure plenty of other viewers out there will watch this film and *ahem* suddenly find something has gotten into their eye…

A Grindhouse Throwback: A Review of ‘Raze’

The premise of Raze is rather simple and harkens back to plenty of exploitation films of the past: a group of fighters have to battle to the death in order for a single winner to take home the purse or, in many cases, gain their freedom.

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