Nerve – Review

Nerve is a teen thriller and action flick that touts a shiny, neon feel and cutting edge social media combined with the age old game of Dare. This isn't an entirely original concept - we've seen it before with David Fincher's The Game. While Nerve doesn't pull off the story as well as the former, it definitely... Continue Reading →

Ice Age: Collision Course

Scrat's epic pursuit of the elusive acorn catapults him into the universe where he accidentally sets off a series of cosmic events that transform and threaten the Ice Age World. To save themselves, Sid, Manny, Diego, and the rest of the herd must leave their home and embark on a quest full of comedy and... Continue Reading →

Lights Out – Review

Nothing excites and scares me more than the idea of a 2 minute YouTube short becoming a full feature film. While you always root for your favorite little shorts to get their time on the big screen, the likelihood of things going terribly wrong and falling away from the heart of the short is very... Continue Reading →

Ghostbusters 2016 – Review

If there's something strange in your neighborhood, who are you going to call? We all know exactly who we'd call. Ghostbusters has been a household name since it's original release in 1984 and a staple in movie collections for millions of fans. Why? The cast, the effects, the story, and the clever humor keeps us watching it... Continue Reading →

Now You See Me 2 – Review

With a franchise like Now You See Me, magic is dished out in more ways than one. There are the magic tricks and the movie magic tricks. Individually these are both great concepts, but in the case of Now You See Me 2 (NYSM2) these two forms of magic tend to cancel each other out,... Continue Reading →

SXSW Film Review: Midnight Special

A child with an array of special powers needs transported to a specific location while avoiding capture by the government. That's the plot to "Midnight Special." It's also the plot to Disney's "Race Witch Mountain," and I liked the remake with the Rock a lot more than the garbled nonsense in "Midnight Special". No, no... Continue Reading →

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