Star Trek Beyond Deconstructs The Franchise

Star Trek Beyond finds a way to take what we love about the Star Trek franchise and then break it down in a way audiences never see coming. Justin Lin is a life-long Star Trek fan so he is a perfect choice to take over for J.J. Abrams behind the camera. Meanwhile, cast member Simon Pegg is also a screenwriter for the film. One of the decisions that Pegg makes as a sceenwriter is make…

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The Harder They Fall Helps Right A Wrong

The Western has been making something of a comeback over the years and The Harder They Fall shows that the genre is far from dead. The gist of the film is that an outlaw, Nat Love aka “Deadwood Dick” (Jonathan Majors), learns that legendary outlaw Rufus Buck (Idris Elba) is being released from prison. As such, Nat gets his old gang together to get his revenge against his enemy. Nat’s gang includes Stagecoach Mary (Zazie…

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The Suicide Squad Arrives on Home Video

DC’s recent outing, The Suicide Squad, is now available for fans to bring home and watch on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital. Guardians of the Galaxy‘s James Gunn stops by the DC universe to helm The Suicide Squad and put his own hysterical spin on things. I should not have to warn you but I am: PLEASE STAY FOR THE END OF THE CREDITS. Belle Reve plays home to the highest mortality rate…

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The Suicide Squad Is DC’s Funniest Film Yet

Guardians of the Galaxy‘s James Gunn stops by the DC universe to helm The Suicide Squad and put his own hysterical spin on things. I should not have to warn you but I am: PLEASE STAY FOR THE END OF THE CREDITS. Belle Reve plays home to the highest mortality rate of any American prison. When it’s home to the worst Super-Villains on Earth, Amanda Waller (Viola Davis) can always come walking in to recruit…

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Zootopia: Oscar Winner Remains A Classic

Disney’s Oscar-winning Zootopia remains a classic over four years following its theatrical release and holds up in viewing on Disney+. In Zootopia, you can be anything you want to be.  Judy Hopps (Ginnifer Goodwin) moves from Bunnyburrow for the chance at becoming a police officer.  Even though she’s the best in her class, the Zootopia Police Department assigns her traffic cop duties.  It’s not the most glamorous position for the first rabbit ever in the ZPD…

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Cats: The Worst Film of The Year and Decade

Cats may be musically pleasing to Broadway musical fans but for movie goers, the visual effects will only make someone want to gouge their eyes out. There’s a point in the film where Ian McKellen’s Gus The Theatre Cat says: “The theatre is not what it once was.”  To which a colleague of mine responded with “Amen.”  Amen indeed.  This film is quite the disgrace to theatres everywhere. Listen, I don’t know if anyone asked…

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Avengers: Infinity War – The Road to Endgame

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…

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Thor: Ragnarok – The Road to Endgame

Thor: Ragnarok is Marvel’s most fun film and raises the bar as Thor teams up with Hulk to save Asgard. It’s been 2.5 years since Thor (Chris Hemsworth) left to look for Odin at the end of Avengers 2: Age of Ultron.  Meanwhile, Hulk (Mark Ruffalo) was seen departing for who knows where following the attack on Sokovia. Thor: Ragnarok‘s awesome cold open featuring Thor and Surtur sets the tone of the film with both…

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Avengers: Age of Ultron – The Road to Endgame

Avengers: Age of Ultron is the penultimate film of Marvel’s Phase 2 and paves the landscape for phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. This film is every bit as epic of an installment as the initial team-up in 2012.  Since the collapse of S.H.I.E.LD., the Avengers have been busy at work in defeating H.Y.D.R.A.  This time, they’re taking out Baron Wolfgang von Strucker’s (Thomas Kretschmann) base in Sokovia.  It just so happens that this…

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Thor: The Dark World – The Road to Endgame

Thor: The Dark World is far from the best film in the franchise as the Avenger battles against Malekith’s attempt to destroy the universe. The sequel incorporates a prologue like its predecessor.  This a great way of setting not just the tone but introduce us to new characters.  It turns out that once upon a time, Asgard was at battle against the Dark Elves.  But this battle is one that is far from over.  It’s…

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