…Hold Fire

 “Hacksaw Ridge” is a beautiful, messy contradiction of a film. Directed by Mel Gibson, it tells a story of healing and faith in the midst of the bloodiest war in human history. Based on the true story of conscientious objector, Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield), this isn’t your average war film.

…Get Into The Swing of Things

In spite of its lame title, and sequel status, “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” has a good shot at being one of the best blockbusters of the summer.  While 2012’s “The Amazing Spider-Man” was still in the shadow of the Tobey Maguire “Spider-Man”, its sequel makes the original trilogy a distant memory. One of the most…

…come out swinging

And just like that we are back to the superheroes.  Did you miss them? When “The Amazing Spider-Man” was first announced there were plenty of people scratching their heads.  It seemed odd to revisit this story so soon on the heels of the Tobey Maguire led trilogy. To those asking why, all I can say…

…socialize

Likes, interests, relationship status, exact location on the planet, each and every thought that pops into your head…some days it’s hard to remember a time when these were not things you posted on your Facebook wall. In David  Fincher’s film “The Social Network” we are reminded just how young this phenomenon still is. In the first…