…Elevate

You want to protect the world, but you don’t want it to change. You’re all puppets, tangled in strings… strings! – Ultron “Avengers: Age of Ultron” With “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” director Joss Whedon faced the impossible task of topping the success of 2012’s “The Avengers.” Thankfully, Mr. Whedon did not fall victim to the…

…kick it up a notch

In a world full of sequels—the good, the bad, and the unwatchable—it seems an appropriate end to the third annual 2WC Summer of Blockbusters. So without further ado, I present my review of “Kick-Ass 2.” “Kick-Ass 2” picks up a few years off of where Kick-Ass left off, and for those unacquainted I present this…

…Keep Your Distance

To call Joe Wright’s “Anna Karenina” beautiful would be an understatement. It is stunning in every way. In this overtly symbolic reimagining of Tolstoy’s epic love story, this familiar tale is shrunk down to a more palatable size, but loses none of its grandness. Filmed almost entirely inside an old abandoned theater, we see the…