• Review: Ant-Man Keeps It Small (Spoiler Free!)

    Review: Ant-Man Keeps It Small (Spoiler Free!)8

    • July 21, 2015

    Ant-Man Director: Peyton Reed Starring: Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lily, Michael Douglas Marvel Studios July 2015 Another white dude hero. A tempestuous production history where Edgar Wright drops out due to rumored corporate meddling. No Janet Van Dyne. Plus, it’s about a guy who can control ants. Ant-Man seemed destined for disaster almost as soon as

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  • Kids Are Complicated Too: Pixar’s Latest Is Turning Stereotypes Inside Out

    Kids Are Complicated Too: Pixar’s Latest Is Turning Stereotypes Inside Out7

    • July 14, 2015

    Inside Out Directed by: Peter Doctor Screenplay by: Peter Doctor, Meg LeFauve, and Josh Cooley Disney/PIXAR (June 19, 2015) Disney/PIXAR’s latest film explores yet-uncharted territory: a look at the tween mind from the inside. Five emotions—led by Amy Poehler’s effervescent Joy—live in eleven-year-old Riley’s mind and operate a control board that creates Riley’s thoughts and

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  • Terminator Genisys: A Love Letter from My Apocalyptic Cyborg Baby

    Terminator Genisys: A Love Letter from My Apocalyptic Cyborg Baby17

    • July 2, 2015

    Terminator Genisys (2015) Alan Taylor (director), Arnold Schwarzenegger (actor), Jason Clarke (actor), Emilia Clarke (actor), Jai Courtney (actor) Sky Dance Productions | Paramount Pictures If you’re not as much of a fan of the Terminator saga as I am (read: I’m a lil bit obsessed), then this movie is not going to tell you much more than the

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  • Tangerine: A Comedy Where I Wasn’t The Punchline

    Tangerine: A Comedy Where I Wasn’t The Punchline0

    • June 30, 2015

    Tangerine Directed by Sean S. Baker Starring Kitana Kiki Rodriguez, Mya Taylor, James Ransone, Mickey O’Hagan, Karren Karagulian Screenplay by Sean S. Baker, Chris Bergoch R, 88 Minutes July 10, 2015 (limited) There’s something to be said for a movie that thrills you before you even sit down at the cinema. I had luckily caught

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  • Jurassic World Is Lazy, But You Knew That And Saw It Anyway, Didn’t You?

    Jurassic World Is Lazy, But You Knew That And Saw It Anyway, Didn’t You?4

    • June 16, 2015

    As I was sitting down in the cinema with trailers were going by, I thought, Man, some twenty-plus years since Jurassic Park and—wait, that’s not right. Because, lest we forget, not too soon after the first film in 1993 there was 1997’s Lost World: Jurassic Park, and then Jurassic Park III in 2001. I say ‘lest we forget,’

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  • This House is Boring: Poltergeist 2015 Reviewed

    This House is Boring: Poltergeist 2015 Reviewed0

    • June 2, 2015

    Poltergeist (2015) Director: Gil Kenan Writers: David Lindsay-Abaire (screenplay), Steven Spielberg (story) Stars: Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, Kennedi Clements Remakes are hard. Especially when you tackle a classic. But when I saw that Sam Raimi was a producer for the Poltergeist remake, I had, at least, a little hope that maybe, just maybe the remake

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