As we prepare to enter into Academy Awards crunchtime, it’s nice to break up the Oscar picks with something a bit lighter. “The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part,” definitely fits the bill. In this second installment, the LEGO film franchise has lost none of its self-awareness. In fact, it takes its meta-nature to…


In “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part I,” the beginning of the end, the antics usually confined to the Hunger Games arena have bled into the districts of Panem as chaos threatens to halt a would be revolution.

…give a nod

Two years ago 2WC started a tradition of acknowledging a few of the many forgotten performances (at least as far as the Academy of Motion Pictures is concerned) with the first annual Woulda Coulda Shoulda Awards. Unfortunately the intended tradition went by the wayside last year to make room for coverage of shorts (animated and…


This may seem like an odd follow-up to my Saturday post on LEGO’s gender stereotypes problem, but I could think of no better way to transition from my latest crusade to 2WC’s movie paced countdown to the Oscars. So, enjoy this special Movie Monday review:


Transforming a beloved book series into a film is never an easy task. There will be haters who quote the book to you, pointing out each and every derivation from the original plot and story. The truth is that a movie is inherently different from a book and changes must be made in the transformation….

…let the games begin

If you haven’t heard of The Hunger Games trilogy by Suzanne Collins, don’t worry help is on the way, just let us know what rock you’re trapped under. This book series is about a war-torn North America, now called Panem.  After an uprising years ago, the current regime has cracked down hard on its 12…