‘Tomorrowland’ Review: Starring Britt Robertson, George Clooney & Hugh Laurie

Posted in Film, Reviews by - May 21, 2015

Director Brad Bird (2004’s The Incredibles) and producer Damon Lindelof made a film full of whimsical Disney moments and an interesting premise only to let the viewers down in its last couple of scenes. What could have been one of the most original films of the year ends up being a movie that audiences will only like and not love. That’s not to say there aren’t any great moments in Tomorrowland because there are, but at the end I just wanted more from the story and not a cookie cutter finale.

Teenager Casey Newton (Britt Robertson) is a science whiz and …

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‘American Sniper’ Blu-ray Review: Starring Bradley Cooper & Sienna Miller

Posted in Film, Reviews by - May 20, 2015
‘American Sniper’ Blu-ray Review: Starring Bradley Cooper & Sienna Miller

One of the most striking, memorable and talked about films of 2014 has finally come to Blu-ray. Director Clint Eastwood’s American Sniper dominated the box office earning over $543 million worldwide and received much praise from both critics and mainstream audiences. The film also received six Academy Award nominations, including Best Picture and Best Actor and one win for Best Sound Editing.

American Sniper is one of the best and most truthful films about war in the past decade and maybe ever. It follows the story of Navy SEAL sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper), the most lethal sniper in U.S. military …

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‘Pitch Perfect 2′ Review: Starring Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson & Brittany Snow

Posted in Film, Reviews by - May 14, 2015

Two things are certain after watching Pitch Perfect 2, the sequel to the 2012 surprise cult classic Pitch Perfect: 1) It’s not as smart or as good as the first and 2) Rebel Wilson is a comedic genius that makes any movie better.

The Barden Bellas are back and many of them in their senior year of college. After a truly embarrassing performance at the Kennedy Center where Fat Amy (Rebel Wilson) accidentally mooned the entire audience where the President and First Lady were present, the Bellas returned to campus with a Capella commentators Gail (Elizabeth Banks) and John (John Michael …

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‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ Review: Starring Tom Hardy, Charlize Theron & Nicholas Hoult

Posted in Film, Reviews by - May 14, 2015

“Remember me?” -Furiosa

Get ready to get shocked, slapped and whipped around (and no, I’m not talking Fifty Shades of Grey here) in director George Miller’s Mad Max reboot. This is a film for people who adore action movies and for those who hate action movies, if you fall into the latter, this film will likely turn your opinion around.

Set in a post-apocalyptic world, we are introduced to Max (Tom Hardy), an apocalypse survivor who is doing everything he can to stay alive in the desert. But when Immortan Joe’s (Hugh Keays-Byrne) war boys capture him and take him back to …

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‘Avengers: Age of Ultron’ Review: Starring Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans & Scarlett Johansson

Posted in Film, Reviews by - Apr 29, 2015

“In a world this vulnerable, we need something more powerful than any of us.” –Tony Stark 

Avengers: Age of Ultron is fun, entertaining, nerdy and exciting. A solid sequel to 2012’s Avengers, also directed and written by Joss Whedon, Age of Ultron reassembles our Avengers and introduces us to new characters and a new villain threatening to overthrow our favorite team.

When Tony Stark, aka Iron Man (Robert Downey Jr.) creates a robot named Ultron in order to bring about global peace, it backfires on him. The robot develops artificial intelligence and is able to put himself together in Stark’s lab. When …

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‘The Age of Adaline’ Review: Starring Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman & Harrison Ford

Posted in Film, Reviews by - Apr 23, 2015

If you could live forever, what would you do? How would you have a family? Would you live your life in secret, changing homes and aliases every decade? Or would you try to live a normal life? That is exactly what Adaline Bowman must decide in The Age of Adaline.

Adaline Bowman (Blake Lively) was born on New Year’s Day in 1908. She lived a normal life, grew up, married a young man while she was in her 20s and gave birth to a baby girl shortly after. After losing her husband in a tragic accident, Adaline dedicated her life to …

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‘True Story’ Review: Starring Jonah Hill, James Franco & Felicity Jones

Posted in Film, Reviews by - Apr 16, 2015
‘True Story’ Review: Starring Jonah Hill, James Franco & Felicity Jones

Based on the book of the same name written by Michael Finkel, True Story is a film about consequences, relationships, journalism and betrayal. It follows ex New York Times reporter Mike Finkel (Jonah Hill) who is struggling to find a job after he twisted the truth in a cover story for the Times. One day Mike receives a call regarding one of FBI’s Most Wanted Men, Christian Longo (James Franco) who was taken under arrest claiming to be Michael Finkel.

Mike writes Christian and he agrees to meet him. Chris is on trial for allegedly murdering his entire family. Almost everyone …

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