Tag Archive: movie

Dec
29

The New Jumanji Movie Showed Me How I Should Have Gotten Through My Youth

No teen should ever feel like quitting. *Spoiler-free thoughts* We all go through it. Some of us have regrets. But youth, and specifically high school, can be seen as an adventure. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle expresses how trust, openness and friendship can be the biggest weapon against social anxieties. It’s the characters’ teamwork in …

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Feb
13

Building Him Up to Break Him Down

How The LEGO Batman Movie is a deeper character analysis than any recent live-action movie featuring the superhero. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

Jun
06

X-Men: How the Franchise Has Fallen

Some movie studios seem to believe that saving the world from complete destruction is the most bankable movie plot. Having “Apocalypse” in the movie title and an extremely identifiable character of the same name as the movie’s villain will bring audiences in. But is it the best step to take with a new cast of …

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Jun
02

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows – SPOILER FREE Movie Review

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out Of The Shadows can be described with one word: Turtlerific! It’s a fun, energetic, hilarious and action packed adventure straight out of a comic book! From the beginning of the film to the end, I was laughing my shell off and enjoyed every moment of it! The film commits to …

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Oct
12

Mars Needs Matt Damon

When was the last time Ridley Scott directed a good movie? Let’s face it, Exodus, Prometheus, Body of Lies, Robin Hood…basically ALL his movies since Gladiator and Black Hawk Down have only been…okay. That’s about 14-15 years of directing “okay” movies. Has Ridley Scott redeemed himself with The Martian? All the hype would suggest…yes?

Oct
27

Pooping on Popular Culture

Birdman is a crafty film, using the massive success of super hero movies to shed light on a more complex and less flashy theme like mental illness. *Spoiler-free thoughts*

Feb
27

Dead or Alive – You’re Coming with Me

Reboot Robocop…really? Why remake a cult classic that was ahead of its time? Has Hollywood run out of ideas? Or perhaps with today’s technology, Robocop could be brought to life in a different way? Here’s my spoiler-free review.

Jan
19

Another Thor’s Day

Today is Thor’s Day. It’s true. Wikipedia says so; Since the Roman god Jupiter was identified with Thunor (Norse Thor in northern Europe), most Germanic languages name the day after this god: Torsdag in Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish, Hósdagur/Tórsdagur in Faroese, Donnerstag in German orDonderdag in Dutch. So there you go, Thor, the wonderful god of thunder will always be a part of us. And thanks to the success of the movie, and …

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