The Divergent Series: Allegiant – Review

The Divergent series has it's share of competition in the Young Adult Action/Drama genre. After a dismal sequel I had hope that the third installment would come back with a bang to move Divergent up in the ranks of the genre. Alas, Allegiant offers a valiant effort but lacks the story and grit to make... Continue Reading →

The Revenant – Review

Every once in a while, a movie will appear that will grab your attention and never let go – keep you spell-bound. The Revenant is just such a movie, offering a creative take on the classic revenge and survival genres. Even more so than Birdman, The Revenant is a director’s movie - a showcase for... Continue Reading →

ROOM – Review

Room is an adaptation of Emma Donoghue’s bestseller of the same name. In it we are asked to wonder, what is reality? Room is based on true life situations that we see on the news all the time. What is at first a horror story quickly becomes a tale of discovery and enlightenment. Both highly... Continue Reading →

Crimson Peak – Review

Guillermo del Torro is a master storyteller, which is evident through all the many  films he's written from Pan's Labyrinth, to The Devil's Backbone, to The Hobbit Trilogy. His approach to suspense, action, horror, and dark fantasy is undeniably clever - which is why he has such a following by fans and critics alike. With... Continue Reading →

Goosebumps – Review

Are you looking for a fun movie outing for the entire family during the Halloween season?  If you answered yes to this question (why wouldn’t you have?) then Goosebumps may just be the perfect romp in the theater for both adults and the kiddos - with the exception of the very young ones. Upset about... Continue Reading →

Maze Runner: The Scorch Trials – Review

Young Adult fiction is running rampant these days, inspiring filmmakers to jump head first into iron-clad trilogies (and often quadrilities to suck every last dime out of their audience). Not all Young Adult sagas are created equal, as we can see with the differences between Twilight and The Hunger Games. Maze Runner lives somewhere in... Continue Reading →

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