Captain America: The First Avenger – The Road to Endgame

Chris Evans embodies the spirit of Captain America as the Marvel Cinematic Universe introduces us to the super soldier from Brooklyn. A brief prologue in Norway introduces us to Johann Schmidt (Hugo Weaving) and his quest for the Tesseract.  Shortly thereafter, we go stateside to Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) in New York.  Rogers is a sickly young man but he’s not one to give up.  It does not matter how many times the army turns him down…

"Captain America: The First Avenger – The Road to Endgame"

Mortal Engines Lacks The Needed Combustion

Mortal Engines forgot to fuel up somewhere because this film takes us all over the place to the point that we’re not even sure what just happened. A quantum energy weapon took humanity to the brink of extinction in what is known as the Sixty Minute War.  All that remains are the predator cities and static settlements.  If this is our future, we need to come together to prevent it from ever happening.  There’s not…

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Black 47: An Irish Western Falls Short

Black 47 offers a Western vibe as the film takes us back to 1847 when the country of Ireland was two years into their battle with the Great Famine. Feeney (James Frecheville) returns to his home in Ireland after deciding to leave the British Army.  Nothing prepares him for the horrible conditions he’s about to face.  Despite having seen the conditions that war provides, the famine provides for some sights he wasn’t ready for.  Feeney discovers…

"Black 47: An Irish Western Falls Short"

TIFF 2018: Black 47 – An Irish Western

Black 47 offers a Western vibe as the film takes us back to 1847 when the country of Ireland was two years into their battle with the Great Famine. Feeney (James Frecheville) returns to his home in Ireland after deciding to leave the British Army.  Nothing prepares him for the horrible conditions he’s about to face.  Despite having seen the conditions that war provides, the famine provides for some sights he wasn’t ready for.  Feeney discovers…

"TIFF 2018: Black 47 – An Irish Western"