“Blade Runner 2049” Review: How to Continue a Classic

Reminder: If you have not seen "Blade Runner" (1982), preferably The Final Cut, stop reading at this moment and watch it. I'll wait.   Still here? Alright, let's begin. This is spoiler free, I promise. Los Angeles, 2049, a mega city suffering from overpopulation, ecological upheaval, and an ever increasing reliance on technology finds itself … Continue reading “Blade Runner 2049” Review: How to Continue a Classic

REVIEW ‘Kong: Skull Island’

"Ancient species owned this earth long before we did,” warns scientist Bill Randa (John Goodman), in Kong: Skull Island, first King Kong film since Peter Jackson’s 2005 remake. 1973 sees the end of the Vietnam War, and also the year when humanity discovers prehistoric creatures and a big ass monkey. A group of scientists, led by … Continue reading REVIEW ‘Kong: Skull Island’

Doctor Strange Mystifies

"Might I offer you some advice? Forget everything that you know," quotes secondary protagonist Mordo (Chiwetel Ejiofor) in the new Marvel Cinematic Universe film, Doctor Strange. Fourteen movies in, the ever expanding MCU needs refreshment after the large scale superhero clash in the previous Captain America: Civil War. I had some degree of trepidation walking into this … Continue reading Doctor Strange Mystifies

“The Accountant” Calculates, But With Some Error

It's been an interesting year for actor/director Ben Affleck, who, after donning the cape and cowl earlier this year in the mega blockbuster, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, plays an autistic accountant, moonlighting as an assassin and financial consultant for foreign and domestic criminal organizations in Gavin O'Connor's (Warrior) low-budget action mystery thriller, The Accountant. After Christian Wolff … Continue reading “The Accountant” Calculates, But With Some Error

New Doctor Strange Footage Takes Audiences to a Whole New Dimension

Tonight, Marvel held special events in select theaters across the country, previewing 15 minutes of footage, in IMAX 3D, from their upcoming release, Doctor Strange. Thankfully, I was able to snag a ticket to one of the venues hosting the event. I must admit that before going in, I wasn’t all that excited about Doctor … Continue reading New Doctor Strange Footage Takes Audiences to a Whole New Dimension