…Just Say the Word

Hiding in the margins of “Shazam!” is a different story. It follows a pretty standard comic book narrative–unlikely hero is gifted with superhuman powers–but take a closer look at the periphery and you’ll see that this story has a little more to offer. It starts with the origin story, as any decent superhero story should….

…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…