…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….

…Reignite

It’s been 10 years since the last “Star Wars” film was released, and even longer since fans of the films have been excited about the future of the franchise. Finally, with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the series returns to its roots. Thanks to a combination of both the old and new, the film reignites the…

…do or do not

‘Twas the night before “Star Wars,” in a galaxy far, far away…

…mislead

There’s something surprisingly small about Alex Garland’s “Ex Machina” that surprised and delighted me. It’s a cast of four, two men, two women. Two of them are human, two of them are androids, and one of them lives (theoretically). That’s all I’ll tell you.

…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…

…make your way

In the latest film from the Coen Brothers, “Inside Llewyn Davis” we get to experience the beginning of modern folk music, through the eyes of a very real, but fictitious, musician who is all about the music.