Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Movie Review “A Two Hour Action Epic In Every Sense of the Word”

Is it possible to have created something so beautiful, so poetic , yet at the same time be the equivalent of a heavy metal concert being kicked into full gear with loud and powerful fury and thousands of crazy fans yelling until their ears fall off?  Well I can tell you for sure this is… Read More Mad Max: Fury Road (2015) Movie Review “A Two Hour Action Epic In Every Sense of the Word”

Paul Blart 2: Mall Cop (2015) Movie Review “Dear God I Hope This Doesn’t Become a Trilogy”

There are certain movies where it just feels like the filmmakers made every wrong choice imaginable when making their film.  Certain ones you can understand why they did what they did.  Even take a horrendous film like “Batman and Robin”.   That movie makes every bad choice you can make but in some ways I can… Read More Paul Blart 2: Mall Cop (2015) Movie Review “Dear God I Hope This Doesn’t Become a Trilogy”

Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Movie Review “At Times Fun But Mostly Convoluted and Sadly Disappointing”

The summer movie has now officially started with once again Marvel leading the charge with “Avengers: Age of Ultron” the highly anticipated follow up to the widely out of control success “The Avengers” (although you could make the argument that the summer movie season started with “Furious 7”).  Anybody who knows me knows just how… Read More Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015) Movie Review “At Times Fun But Mostly Convoluted and Sadly Disappointing”

Iron Man 3 (2013) Movie Review “Shiny On the Surface But Rusty Underneath the Hood”

Now that “Phase 1” of the Marvel Cinematic Universe had concluded with new heights of success with “The Avengers”, Marvel was tasked with following up the film that earned them widespread praise and cheers from both critics and audiences.  And what better character to follow that up than with the character that started the entire… Read More Iron Man 3 (2013) Movie Review “Shiny On the Surface But Rusty Underneath the Hood”

The Avengers (2012) Movie Review “An Achievement in the Genre”

This was it.  Marvel had spent millions upon millions of dollars in their phase one features of individual superhero films, now this was the film to see if it was all worth it.  A careful and slow burn, Marvel carefully  crafted and introduced their characters and universe to the world with “Iron Man”, “The Incredible… Read More The Avengers (2012) Movie Review “An Achievement in the Genre”

Thor (2011) Movie Review “A Solid Chapter In the Marvel Series”

When making a superhero film, many filmmakers are faced with the task of taking these heroes (that some are essentially Gods) and making their characters interesting.  “Thor” is one of those characters.  He is a God, how can a God be an interesting and relatable character?  Tasked with this question the screenwriters and director Kenneth… Read More Thor (2011) Movie Review “A Solid Chapter In the Marvel Series”