…Rebuild

  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…

…overcome

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…

…assemble

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:

…ignite

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….