…fight for it

You can’t talk about Marvel’s latest movie without talking about its cultural significance. I know there are people out there that take issue with its self-awareness on the matter. But with all due respect, the people that are seriously offended by “Captain Marvel” taking a moment for female empowerment might be part of the reason…

…Play Nice

  Kids, it’s time for another conversation about how we treat others. This week Rotten Tomatoes took away users’ ability to comment on or review films prior to their release. Why? Well, it seems some of us have forgotten the golden rule…again. If you don’t know what the golden rule is please keep reading.

…play to your strengths

Sequels can be a sore subject amongst film fans. All too often they fail to live up to the original and in some cases undo some of the greatness that once was, but every now and then a sequel comes along that reminds why we keep trying and what great episodic storytelling can do. This…

…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…

…Elevate

You want to protect the world, but you don’t want it to change. You’re all puppets, tangled in strings… strings! – Ultron “Avengers: Age of Ultron” With “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” director Joss Whedon faced the impossible task of topping the success of 2012’s “The Avengers.” Thankfully, Mr. Whedon did not fall victim to the…

…Stay Strong

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier” defies the laws of comic book movie sequels.  At best, it should be a transition film.  Fortunately, it seems no one bothered to tell directors Anthony and Joe Russo, and screenplay writers Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely that this film is a sequel. In case you forgot, 2011’s “Captain America: The First…