‘Red 2’ milder, but improved villain
There’s without a doubt a certain level of nostalgia getting to see the actors who defined action movies in the 1980s and 90s coming back with movies lately that recapture some of that magic as well as poke fun at their now not as young ages.
‘Machete Kills’ hilariously bad in all the right ways
To offer some sort of comfort to those worried about my series of carnage infused reviews lately, put away the straitjackets and consider it just a harmless coincidence that shall be broken up once the more interesting new films of 2014 get rolling.
‘Kick A** 2’ less groundbreaking, but still a silly gore fest
Debates will rage on the impact of violence in media until the last severed limb flies, but until we all live in Pleasantville internment camps, I’m going to enjoy the occasional therapeutic calm that comes with the classic bloodbath action flick.
‘R.I.P.D.’ may be a dumb ride, but a fun one
With the awards season situation looking like another typical Oscars where I’ve either not seen a majority of the flicks nominated or only liked the ones that were snubbed, I figured it was time once again to love the box office bomb.
‘Desolation of Smaug’ short of desolating, step up for Hobbit 2
Geek Wars, episode two: Attack on the Lord of the Rings Clone - There is unrest on the various forms of social media all over the internet and several purists have announced their intentions to gripe about all of the changes Peter Jackson has made to the latest chapter.
‘Frozen’ one of best animated in 2013
Perhaps it is just being a young boy at heart, but after watching Disney animated films for nearly three decades, I’m not quite that excited when the latest princess flick is announced.
‘HG: Catching Fire’ burns bright as sequel
I know I can’t feel completely alone when the economical divide portrayed in today’s reviewed film appears as a scenario our own society could verily easily become a part of.
‘Last Vegas’ crotchety hilarity at its best
I only hope that the day I cross the threshold of my youth into the senior years of life that most of my hilarity is still based on snarky humor instead of progressive brain decay.
‘Thor: Dark World’ hammers through acceptable sequel
Many a critic can complain all the live long day how countless movies so easily discard any semblance of a stable plot.
‘Prisoners’ takes freaking audience out to extreme
There are many blessings I can count in my life so far, like never having to experience the trauma of war or dealing with the loss of someone I know in a grisly manner.
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