…break it up

It’s about mid-summer and we’re well into our Summer of Blockbusters.  As much as we love our big, flashy films it can get tiring looking at all of those explosions and  action sequences can get exhausting. To  put it simply, we’re a bit burnt out.  Plus, this week’s new releases, well, let’s just say that…

…come out swinging

And just like that we are back to the superheroes.  Did you miss them? When “The Amazing Spider-Man” was first announced there were plenty of people scratching their heads.  It seemed odd to revisit this story so soon on the heels of the Tobey Maguire led trilogy. To those asking why, all I can say…

…pick and choose

Life is full of choices.  Some menial and unimportant—right or left sock first?  Some a little more thought-provoking—white or wheat?  And others are just completely perplexing—Abraham Lincoln or Peter Parker? This week, 2WC found ourselves debating which summer blockbuster would be featured this coming Friday.  So naturally, we tackled it 2WC style. Shockingly, Flick Friday isn’t all popcorn and blockbusters.  The Summer of Blockbusters does…

…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…

…let you remember

In a universe full of sequels and remakes it’s easy to lose faith in the presence of intelligent life out there among the mess of blockbusters thrown at the masses on a regular basis.  In the case of “Men in Black III” its third movie status was working against it as well.  The trilogy curse…

…face your demons

I admit that my knowledge of the original incarnation of “Dark Shadows,” a 1960’s television show for those who don’t know, is limited to that of its existence and apparently low production value.  So, there’s your grain of salt “Dark Shadows” enthusiasts. Therefore, the bulk of my expectations of Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” starring (of…