…evolve

The genres of summer blockbusters can truly run the gamut, from superhero adventures to nail biting thrillers to epic tales of historic heroism, there is something for everyone. This week’s movie takes us to the thrilling world of This week’s movie takes us to the thrilling world of the sci-fi thriller with Ridley Scott’s “Alien:…

…Go to X-tremes

“Everyone knows the third movie’s always the worst.” Jean Grey, “X-Men: Apocalypse” “X-Men: Apocalypse,” the third film in the current X-Men trilogy knows what it’s up against. Being last in a trilogy is never an easy task, but “Apocalypse,” manages to successfully bring this chapter to a close with just a few bumps in the road….

…evolve

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 14 years since the first X-Men movie was released, but for a couple of the missteps (Wolverine, you know what you did), it’s been a pretty fantastic ride.

…liberate

Inalienable rights. It’s a term that’s at the very core of our country’s belief system. We’re brought up on it. It’s brought out for every political moment, heated news network argument, and has (sadly) become a bit of a catch-all for ill-informed pundits trying to make a point they have no right making. The words…

…Move Forward

It’s hard to believe that a film about slavery would be relevant over 150 years after slavery was abolished. Not only is director Steve McQueen’s “12 Years a Slave,” relevant, it’s a fresh and eye-opening look at a period of our nation’s history that most of us thought we knew well. The film tells the…

…meet your maker

I have not seen any of the Alien movies.  Just putting that out there, getting it off my chest, do with it what you will. This prequel to Ridley Scott’s Alien movies is an origin tale in every sense of the word.  It is an epic sci-fi adventure in pursuit of the answer to the ultimate…