Onward takes viewers on an emotional journey by way of the Lightfoot brothers in a world where magic has been long forgotten. Pixar has a way of making magic. Sometimes, this magic comes by way of a world that’s long forgotten how to use it. In this case, Ian and Barley Lightfoot (Tom Holland and Chris Pratt)–a pair of elves–attempt to bring their father, Wilden Lightfoot (Kyle Bornheimer), back if only for a day. Unfortunately,…"Onward: An Emotional And Magical Journey"
Moneyball takes us into the front office by bringing a new school approach of utilizing sabermetrics in how the game of baseball is played. Billy Beane (Brad Pitt), a former baseball player, would go one to become one of the game’s greatest innovators. It’s not sure yet as to whether he’ll eventually enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. However, his legacy will live on by way of the sabermetric system as proven by what we…"Moneyball: A New-School Approach to Baseball"
The stakes have never been higher with the release of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War. Ten years in the making, it all culminates in this epic crossover of a film. All of our favorite heroes in one film save for Hawkeye and Ant-Man–neither of which were one the poster. With this large of a cast, it a was a question going into the film of how would they be able to handle the appearances of…"Avengers: Infinity War – The Road to Endgame"
The Guardians of the Galaxy have returned in Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, a sequel that provides just as much action and fun as the first movie. The soundtrack for the sequel is provided by Awesome Mixtape #2. This is the last gift that Meredith Quill (Laura Haddock) gave to her son, Peter (Chris Pratt), prior to dying in the first movie. For Peter Quill, he has never known who his father is. Lo…"Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 – The Road to Endgame"
Make no mistake that Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the funniest movies that has ever been based on a Marvel comic book series. This film is so full of comedy, thrills, heart, and awesome visual effects. What’s so surprising is that a film nobody ever thought would happen provides a whole lot of fun. Credit this to Marvel finding properties that have potential to be hits. This is exactly what this film is–a hit! If…"Guardians of the Galaxy – The Road to Endgame"
Everything is still awesome as The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part takes to the big screen nearly five years to the date following its predecessor. A quick prologue catches us up to speed about what has taken place during the last five years. The city of Bricksburg is no more. It’s been replaced by the doomsday-esque Apocalypseburg following the city’s tragic demise. No matter what decisions that the master builders make, they are no…"The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part"
After breaking box office records, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War can finally be yours now that the film has arrived on Digital HD this past week. The 4K and Blu-ray/Digital release is set for August 14, 2018. Films like Avengers should be seen on the big screen but it holds up quite well on television. Those final 40-45 minutes are among the most intense and action-packed cinema this year. It’s amazing, really, to look back at…"Avengers: Infinity War – Now on Home Video"
After breaking box office records, Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War can be yours when it arrives on Digital on July 31, 2018, and 4K and Blu-ray/Digital on August 14, 2018. For those consumers who purchase the digital release, they can experience 30-minute roundtable with Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) directors Anthony and Joe Russo, Jon Favreau, Joss Whedon, James Gunn, Ryan Coogler, Peyton Reed and Taika Waititi. All eight directors will speak to how their movies contribute to…"Avengers: Infinity War set for Home Video Release"
Three years after the Indominus Rex caused chaos, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom raises the stakes with moral questions of ethical behavior. Bookended by Dr. Ian Malcolm in what amounts to an under-five minute cameo, the film is about what to do with these animals after geneticists have brought them back to life. Leave it to Malcolm to give his piece of mind while testifying in front of a U.S. Senate committee–using dialogue that, for the…"Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom Raises The Stakes"
With the release of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom this week, I decided to give Jurassic World a revisit. Fourteen years after the events of Jurassic Park 3, a new park has been up and running for ten years on Isla Nublar. This is the same island in which Jurassic Park was introduced in 1993. A lot has changed over the years since Jurassic Park graced the cinemas. It’s enough that the screenplay manages to serve as…"Upon Further Review: Jurassic World"