Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Movie Review

After Man of Steel in 2013, it seemed odd that Warner Brothers decided to follow it up with a team up movie instead of following the Marvel model and continuing with solo films. Not to say that is the only way to tackle the cinematic universe trend but in an industry where everyone is copying … More Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Movie Review

Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Movie Review

A classic whodunit is always appealing. It’s a type of story that seems relegated to modern police procedurals and misses that classic flavoring and touch of some sort extraordinary detective with skills that other detectives wish they had. These are the Sherlock Holmes and the Clue types of movies that are vaguely around anymore. This … More Murder On The Orient Express (2017) Movie Review

Three Billboards Outside Of Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Movie Review

How much trouble can three random billboards on a lonely road make? Apparently a lot. Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri follows a single mother (Frances McDormand) several months after the rape and murder of her daughter with no leads or arrests in the small town. The mother, Mildred, decides to bring the case back … More Three Billboards Outside Of Ebbing, Missouri (2017) Movie Review

Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Movie Review

   Bright colors, light action, well-placed comedy, and a tight plot are all the components that makeup Thor: Ragnarock’s whole. Marvel has proven themselves at experts at crafting aggressively likable summer blockbuster style entertainment. Even at their worst, normally a Marvel movie can at least make for a decent first time viewing (it is upon … More Thor: Ragnarok (2017) Movie Review

He Has Forgotten The Face Of His Father: The 95 Minute Problem Of ‘The Dark Tower’

Originally published on Creators.co on August 8th, 2017 The Dark Tower directed by A Royal Affair director Nikolaj Arcel and penned by A Beautiful Mind writer Akiva Goldsman (but who could forget his other masterpiece, Batman And Robin?) has finally reached theaters after almost a decade of troubled development. Studio changes, filmmakers coming and going, different drafts, and several casting changes … More He Has Forgotten The Face Of His Father: The 95 Minute Problem Of ‘The Dark Tower’

Tick Tock: The Genius Narrative Storytelling Of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’

Originally published on Moviepilot.com on August 3rd, 2017 “Are you watching closely?” If you aren’t, you may miss the details, which are seemingly what writer/director Christopher Nolan obsesses over in his films. Nearly all of his screenplays use non-linear storytelling, with very few exceptions. I thought Dunkirk was going to be one of these exceptions, but Nolan utilizes … More Tick Tock: The Genius Narrative Storytelling Of Christopher Nolan’s ‘Dunkirk’