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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST – Bill Condon

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Disney has given us some of the greatest fairy tale films of all time, but generally they have always been animated…NOT ANYMORE! They have started a new trend, taking their most popular, and beloved animated films, and making them live! Disney brings us, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, in all its splendor and beauty, based on the animated original from 1991.

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Posted March 27th, 2017.

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LOGAN – James Mangold

Logan

Our first superhero film of the year is a sequel, but also the “final” film of the series. LOGAN is the third, and final film of the WOLVERINE series, and the 10th in the X-MEN film franchise. The story is based on the fan favorite comic book, OLD MAN LOGAN.

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Posted March 27th, 2017.

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DOCTOR STRANGE – Scott Derrickson

DOCTOR STRANGE

The Marvel Comics character of Doctor Strange, first appeared in the comic book, Strange Tales #110 July 1963. He had story lines in other limited run issues, until a few years later, when he had his own monthly comic book. Now 53 years later, Doctor Strange comes to the big-screen in a new blockbuster film.

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Posted November 18th, 2016.

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INDEPENDENCE DAY: RESURGENCE – Roland Emmerich

Independence day resurgence

It has been twenty years since the first Independence Day hit the big screen. With an all-star cast, and Will Smith, ID ruled the box office in 1996. As I say it’s twenty years later, and the aliens want their revenge. Like the tag line says: ‘We had twenty years to get ready“, but the question is, are they? With no Will Smith, a confusing plot, and lack of character development, IDR isn’t quite the sequel we hoped for.

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Posted July 6th, 2016.

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ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS – James Bobin

Alice through the looking glass

This sequel to the 2010 film, takes place three years after the original story. Alice has taken over her late father’s business, hitting the high seas. When Alice returns home to England after a very long trip to China, she finds out her ex-fiance Hamish, has taken over her family business. He threatens her with selling her father’s ship, and hangs the fate of her family home over her head as well.

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Posted June 11th, 2016.

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CAPTAIN AMERICA: CIVIL WAR – Joe Russo, Anthony Russo

Captain America civil war

Captain America: civil war is the third film in the Captain America franchise, and the 13th film in the MARVEL Universe. The story of Captain America: civil war takes place one year after the events of The Avengers: Age of Ultron. The film begins with a flashback to 1991, in Siberia, where Hydra has brainwashed Bucky Barnes(Captain America’s childhood buddy who was in the last two films), and turns him into the Winter Soldier.

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Posted May 14th, 2016.

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BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE – Zack Snyder

BATMAN V SUPERMAN DAWN OF JUSTICE

The story begins many months after the events of the 2013 film, Man of Steel. After his battle of chaos and destruction against General Zod, Superman is being viewed by the public a little differently, not just as a hero, but many are questioning why he’s even here, and what are his true intentions? During that battle, Superman’s destruction of buildings, and the city of Metropolis caused many casualties, and even death.

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Posted April 9th, 2016.

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10 CLOVERFIELD LANE – Dan Trachtenberg

10 cloverfield lane

The film begins with a young woman, Michelle (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), who has decided to leave her relationship. She packs her bags and goes. Later that night, on a dark and deserted Louisiana highway, Michelle’s car is hit, knocking her unconscious. She later awakens in an unfamiliar place, an underground bunker.

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Posted March 20th, 2016.

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VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN – Paul McGuigan

VICTOR FRANKENSTEIN

The horror stories of old, such as Dracula, The Wolfman, The Mummy, and of course, Frankenstein, have been adapted to the big screen and told many many times, in many ways. We all know the famous tale of a mad scientist who reanimates a dead body, bringing it back with the help of science and lightening bolts, better known as the monster, “Frankenstein”!

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Posted December 12th, 2015.

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HUNGER GAMES:MOCKINGJAY Part 2 – Francis Lawrence

HUNGER GAMES MOCKINGJAY Part 2

Author Suzanne Collins mega-bestseller, The Hunger Games, was brought to the big screen in 2012. With sequels, Catching Fire in 2013, Mockingjay Part 1, in 2014, and now the final installment to the very successful franchise, Mockingjay Part 2, is now in movie theaters near you.

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Posted December 8th, 2015.

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