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…

…Sum It Up

The time has come, summer is slowly coming to a close and so too has our summer of blockbusters. Before we say goodbye to big-budget Hollywood and hello to art house flicks and Oscar contenders, it’s time to take stock of this summer’s flicks. So, keeping with tradition, we’re sharing our final four cents on…


The best thing I can say about director David Ayer’s “Suicide Squad” is it’s a film that started with the best of intentions. All you have to do is look at the cast. The impressive lineup boasts multiple Oscar winners. Unfortunately, what started as a great concept on paper turned into a train wreck. 

…swing away

As is often the case in life, it’s important to approach the summer movie season with reasonable expectations. If you go in expecting award-winning fare, you’re going to be disappointed 90 percent of the time. But, go in just looking to be entertained, and quite often, that’s just what you’ll get. That is “The Legend…


Yet another story about the end of humanity seems like an appropriate way to wind down the 2015 Summer of Blockbusters, but you might be surprised at how un-blockbuster-like a movie about the end of days can be.