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

Communists, Monsters, and Forbidden Planets: Science Fiction Films in the Postwar Era

    When World War II ended on September 2nd, 1945, the world had been changed.  Europe had been decimated, America emerged as a world superpower, and Berlin was about to split into the East and the West.   The atomic bomb had been dropped on Japan and the Soviet Union had successfully developed their own … More Communists, Monsters, and Forbidden Planets: Science Fiction Films in the Postwar Era