The Dark Knight Rises manages to bring Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy to an end with a thrilling and stellar conclusion. The closing chapter certainly changes up the pace after the first two films delivered a strong focus on organize crime. Gone are the Falcone and Maroni crime families. The terrorizing Bane (Tom Hardy) steps into replace them eight years after Harvey Dent’s death. Thanks to the Dent Act, many criminals are behind bars. Oh, does…"The Dark Knight Rises: A Stellar Conclusion"
While Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson have fine chemistry, The Hustle makes the poor mistake of having jokes at the expense of blind people. The film may have a brisk pace and many jokes but one poor storytelling choice remains its downfall. Did anybody stop to think at any point during pre-production that maybe these jokes were in poor taste? I’m not even blind but even I would not go as far as to fake…"The Hustle Makes Fun Of Blind People"
There’s a whole lot of mystery behind the stakes that drive Serenity as the film finds itself landing somewhere mixed between noir and thriller. Baker Dill (Matthew McConaughey) finds himself in the same routine every day. Over and over, he plays the same game off of Plymouth Island: catch the fish. Everybody on the island as their place and they don’t really change up their routines at all. One day, Baker is shocked to find…"Serenity: A Letdown, Despite Best Efforts"
Ocean’s 8 is just entertaining enough to pull off a heist but the film doesn’t really up the stakes in the franchise. Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) has been planning the Met Gala heist for five years, eight months, and twelve days. Or so she says. Pulling it off won’t be easy. It’s going to require the aid of her partner, Lou Miller (Cate Blanchett). By Debbie’s math, it’s going to take seven people to pull…"Ocean’s 8 doesn’t change Status Quo"
Colossal, the underrated sci-fi comedy released this past April is now available on Blu-ray and Digital HD. Written and directed by Nacho Vigalondo, the indie film stars Anne Hathaway, Jason Sudeikis, Dan Stevens, Austin Stowell, and Tim Blake Nelson. Produced on a budget of $15 million, the film did not do anywhere near where it should at the box office as it only brought in $4.3 million. The comedy is one of my favorites this…"Colossal, An Underrated Sci-Fi Comedy, Now On Blu-Ray"