…hammer away

At this point it should come as no surprise that the Marvel Universe has pulled together another great story, yet “Thor: Ragnarok” still seems to be blowing everyone’s minds. Not that I blame them. It is incredibly well told and continues to do a great job of interweaving the ever-growing list of franchises. Of course, it’s…

…transform

In most ways Disney’s live-action adaptation of “Cinderella” is just as charming (and although it’s sacrilege to say, perhaps even more-so) as the 1950’s animated classic. Director Kenneth Branagh has done a wonderful job making this movie beautiful. There’s not one frame that can’t be described as gorgeous.

…Come to Journey’s End

“The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,” picks up exactly where its predecessor (“The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug“) left off. Which makes it hard to review this film by itself, since it’s a small part of a much bigger story. That being said, I’ll try my best. The third installment of Peter Jackson’s…

…Take Off

When it comes to animated sequels, the savvy filmgoer has learned to manage their expectations. So, naturally, I went into “How To Train Your Dragon 2” with middle-of-the-road hopes and expectations. This sequel to the 2010 film, surprises at every dragon-riding turn.  It has all the sweetness and humor of the original, with a little bit…