The time has come, crusaders. With just days left of the season, it’s time to close another summer of blockbusters. But what a summer (and, if we’re honest, spring too) it’s been. There have been plenty of tears, laughter, songs, dances, and, of course, superheroes. It’s been one hell of a ride, but like all…

…face the final curtain

The feat of storytelling and moviemaking that has been the Marvel cinematic universe up until this point was already worthy of deep, profound respect. Now that it’s reached its conclusion (of this phase, don’t freak out, there are more movies to come) the extent of the excellence is even clearer.


Director Peyton Reed’s, “Ant-Man and the Wasp” is as much fun as you would expect with a nice balance of old and new. The film proves once again that bigger is not always better, even in the Marvel Universe. That’s not to say the film is lacking complexity. It most certainly is not.

…Think Small

The name alone is enough to put concern in the heart of even the most loyal of Marvel fans. “Ant-Man” doesn’t exactly inspire images of strength and valor, more like slight inconveniences at picnics and Raid. Thankfully, what “Ant-Man” lacks in familiarity it more than makes up for in compact action and humor. What director…

…stay classy

Some sequels are born great, others have greatness thrust upon them, and still others are simply handed the impossible task of living up to the indescribable brilliance of its predecessor. “Anchorman: The Legend Continues” is one of those movies.


It’s hard to say where “Admission” (directed by Paul Eitz) goes wrong. On paper, it looks great. The story is good. Based on the novel of the same name by Jean Hanff Korelitz, “Admission” tells the story of Portia Nathan (Tina Fey), an admissions officer for Princeton University. Nathan’s seemingly perfect, simple life is turned…