Genre – Sci-Fi Dystopian/Book Adaptation Director – Francis Lawrence (Catching Fire) Cast – Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Phillip Seymour Hoffman (RIP), Julianne
Walking out of the IMAX theater and into the harsh light of day after seeing the experience that was Interstellar was blinding. I was no longer in space, in the wormhole. I had not aged quickly, but I was different for seeing this movie… this masterpiece.
Genre – Horror/Fantasy, Drama, Book to movie adaptation Director – Alexandre Aja (The Hills Have Eyes) Cast – Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson,
I could nitpick that the green screen was badly done this time, that the dialogue was corny, Eva Green was badly cast as “A Dame to Kill For”, or that Joseph Gordon-Levitt was only cast because he is awesome, but that ultimately his character had no point. But the reality is that the movie failed on two much greater levels.
The best scene in the film is when all four Turtles are in an elevator awaiting epic battle and they start a hip-hop beat. I was smiling the entire time this scene went on because I felt like those were my Turtles and they would so obviously break out a beat before fighting a foe.
It’s a little bit of Star Wars, a little bit of Kevin Bacon, and a lot of pelvic sorcery. Guardians of the Galaxy is one of the best movies we’ve ever seen.
Guns don’t kill people. Monkeys with guns kill people.
Genre – Drama/Romance Director – Josh Boone Cast – Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolf Alluring element – Based on the New York Times Best Selling novel
After the foul tail-end of the original X-Men trilogy, followed up with two more poorly-received Wolverine movies, Bryan Singer and company attempts to start all over with Days of Future Past. Do they succeed? Yes, but like its source material, it is not without its flaws.
Genre – Sci-Fi/Monsters Director – Gareth Edwards Cast – Bryan Cranston, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Wantanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Sally Hawkins Alluring element – Giant monsters, classic homage,