…Not Perish From the Earth

“Lincoln” is Steven Spielberg at his best. It’s a big film with a big cast and it makes no apologies for it. The film recounts President Lincoln’s efforts to pass the Thirteenth Amendment, which would formally abolish slavery in the US.  Fearing that the courts will not recognize his Emancipation Proclamation once the Civil War has ended, Lincoln is…

…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…

…carry the flag

As we continue our journey towards “The Avengers,” we take a step back in time.  A step back to the not so simpler times of WWII and Captain America. Steve Rogers, a small, sickly but outrageously courageous kid, is a patriotic dream, risking everything to serve his country. What red,white, and blue-blooded American doesn’t love this…

…Come Together

There’s no mistaking from the first moment what  “Captain America: The First Avenger” really is: The final piece. Thankfully, this last piece in “The Avengers” puzzle also happens to be a decent film, and an excellent example of a comic book movie done right. Director Joe Johnston’s film takes the human and the supernatural elements, mixes them together…