…Take a Step Back

Ask any fan of the “Jurassic Park” films why they love the movies, and you’ll get a resounding one-word answer — dinosaurs.  It’s the reason that more than 20 years after the original film’s release, “Jurassic World” is smashing box office records on its opening weekend. There’s something both terrifying and inspiring about the “terrible-lizards.”…

…Reach New Heights

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes” has accomplished a rare feat. Director Matt Reeves’ follow up to the 2011 blockbuster “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” (directed by Rupert Wyatt) surpasses its predecessor.

…find meaning

Your eyes do not deceive you, this is in fact a movie review outside the realm of Flick Friday.  I was fortunate enough to see this back in November at the St. Louis Film International Festival, and wanted to share my opinion pre-release (not usually possible).  So here’s a special, day before its release review…