…Settle a Score

Today the sixth Mission Impossible, “Mission: Impossible — Fallout,” hits theaters. This is not impressive. Many a series has exceeded this mark.  What may seem a little surprising is its reception. I say “seem,” because, well, I’ll get to that point later. Usually by this point reviewers have lost interest, and grown tired of the…

…Give It Another Go

Every summer has its fair share of sequels. After all, it is blockbuster season. However, this summer seems exceptionally crowded. So far this summer we’ve seen another “Avengers”, “Oceans”, “Deadpool”, and “Star Wars.” It doesn’t stop there, this week sees the release of “Incredibles 2,” and next week comes, “Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.” With “variety”…

…Go Solo

Before venturing into “Solo: A Star Wars Story,” there’s one thing you need to understand — Harrison Ford is Han Solo, and the Millennium Falcon did make the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs. Okay, make that two things. Other than that, you can sit back and enjoy this origin story that feels more…

…shift gears

As is quite often the case, this summer of blockbusters is full of sequels, but not just sequels, sequels coming off of sequels we’d rather forget. Earlier this summer we saw a valiant effort made by “Pirates of the Caribbean” to erase its fourth installment from its story arc, and this week brings us another…

…Take Action

Well, it’s here again. It’s that wonderful time of the cinematic year when we get to take a break from the highbrow films and just enjoy a few high energy, sometimes disappointing, but mostly satisfying, blockbusters. This summer/spring promises to be one doozy of a blockbuster season.