A Most Violent Year (2014)

A Most Violent Year (2014) The result is never in question, just the path you take to get there. Let me start by stating, there’s surprisingly little violence found in a picture titled,… Continue reading

Jupiter Ascending (2015)

Jupiter Ascending (2015) Expand your universe. After being pushed from a 2014 U.S. Summer release, to early 2015, the Wachowskis’ latest effects-loaded extravaganza, Jupiter Ascending — the sibling’s first ever PG-13 rated flick… Continue reading

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015)

Fifty Shades of Grey (2015) Mr. Grey will see you now. Few films come with more baggage than Fifty Shades of Grey, the bestselling novel that has been criticized for everything under the… Continue reading

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014)

Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014) A new class of spy has arrived. Filmmaker Matthew Vaughn certainly made the right decision withdrawing as director from the debacle that was X-Men: Days of Future Past… Continue reading

Birdman (2014)

Birdman (2014) Aesthetically designed to challenge, inspire, frustrate, amaze and entertain, Alejandro González Iñárritu’s newest film, Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) — his fifth feature since Amores Perros in 2000 —… Continue reading

The Gambler (2014)

The Gambler (2014) The Only way out is All in. A surprising follow-up project to his 2011 hit, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, director Rupert Wyatt’s latest undertaking, The Gambler is… Continue reading

Selma (2014)

Selma (2014) One dream can change the world. In the spring of 1965, a series of unforgettable events changed the course of civil rights in America forever as a band of courageous marchers,… Continue reading

Life of Crime (2013)

Life of Crime (2013) Right target. Wrong woman. A direct prequel to Quentin Tarantino’s Jackie Brown (1997), and based on an Elmore Leonard novel titled The Switch, Life of Crime follows the ‘not… Continue reading

American Sniper (2014)

American Sniper (2014) The most lethal sniper in U.S. history In the past, director Clint Eastwood’s most interesting works have generally skirted around themes of masculinity, violence, virility and accountability and his newest… Continue reading

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014)

Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead (2014) Prepare Yourself Best described as ‘Mad Max meets Dawn of the Dead,’ Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead is an interesting Australian take on the tired sub-genre of… Continue reading