Batman v Superman: Dawn of “Just Okay”-stice

Feel free to accuse me of hyper-dorkiness, but I love superheroes.  As a kid, I watched shows like Justice League, Powerpuff Girls, and X-Men with appropriately childlike glee, and though I’ve since become a jaded and cynical adult, I can’t deny the charm of the costumed weirdos that adorn the variety of comics and graphic novels in my still-growing collection.  And no hero captures my … Continue reading Batman v Superman: Dawn of “Just Okay”-stice

Trailers of the Week: Feb. 15, 2016

The trailers of the week is no longer like the He-Man Woman Haters Club (Little Rascals reference for those unaware), we have added a female contributor this week in my friend Alyssa. As expected and as I hoped for, we have found yet another different perspective through which to look at the trailers. I can’t stress enough how valuable diverse perspectives are when it comes … Continue reading Trailers of the Week: Feb. 15, 2016

Don Hertzfeldt presents: World of Tomorrow

Renowned cartoonist and film-maker Don Hertzfeldt has done many strange and unusual films. His odd sense of humor and outside-the-box thinking allows him to create stories and characters that draw from the most inner parts of the human psyche. His newest film is known as World of Tomorrow and is the story of Emily and Emily’s third generation clone who is also named Emily. The clone contacts … Continue reading Don Hertzfeldt presents: World of Tomorrow

Take a Swim in the (Dead)pool

When I entered the theater to see Deadpool, I wasn’t expecting much.  Marvel’s hyperactive production of superhero movies and shows has left me jaded, and it doesn’t help that the quality of their media, in my opinion, is a handful of area codes away from “consistently good.”  Ant Man didn’t bug me, I thought Guardians of the Galaxy was out of this world, Captain America … Continue reading Take a Swim in the (Dead)pool

Trailers of the Week – Feb. 8, 2016

A busy week left little time for the usual lengthy reviews of our trailers but, nevertheless, here they are. This week we are having the “lighting round” edition. “The Witch” (February 19) A- Yes. J- I’m just afraid it’s going to be like “The Village” “Green Room” (April 15) A- Of course. J- All in. “Sunset Song” (May 13) A- Swoon. J- Beautiful images, overhyped … Continue reading Trailers of the Week – Feb. 8, 2016

Trailers of the Week – Feb. 1, 2016

Hello February! Lots of animals this week as they serve as the bookend to an acclaimed foreign film and two interesting indies. Also the commentary is being kept in the family this week with my brother Joseph returning to help me out. “Kubo And The Two Strings” (August 19) *Andrew’s Trailer of the Week* J – My first problem with this trailer is that his … Continue reading Trailers of the Week – Feb. 1, 2016

Shaun the Sheep Movie

From the creators of Wallace and Gromit, another movie that children and families alike will adore – the Oscar nominated Shaun the Sheep Movie. Shaun the Sheep originally started as a five minute short on television and grew into the feature length film that hit the theaters in 2015. Shaun along with with his animal friends on the Mossy Bottom farm get into plenty of … Continue reading Shaun the Sheep Movie