Quick Review: Logan (dir. by James Mangold)
Mar05

Quick Review: Logan (dir. by James Mangold)

The short of it: + Might be Jackman and Stewart’s best turn in their roles since X-2:X-Men United. + Logan’s well written, with some good characterization, particularly among the leads. There’s a vulnerability here. + It’s brutal. Logan is the bloody version of Wolverine we all hoped for. + Moves like the best of Westerns. Just about as cool as 3:10 to Yuma. + Though changed from her comic book origins Laura (X-23) is awesome on...

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Review: The Jungle Book (2016)
Jan02

Review: The Jungle Book (2016)

Without giving away the film, I haven’t much to say about Disney’s The Jungle Book other than I enjoyed it. Granted, it’s one that’s been done a number of times.  When the trailer for Disney’s The Jungle Book was released, I was happy for it. It was good to see Jon Favreau back to directing bigger productions. After the misstep of Cowboys & Aliens and the success of Chef , it seems like he’s really back on track in a big way....

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Review – La La Land
Dec15

Review – La La Land

I’m that kid in the corner, totally content with that one little Transformer he always wanted while other presents still need to be opened. Unless I run into another film that captures my eye (and ears) like this one, La La Land is easily my go to pick for everything this year. It’s a fun little love story wrapped up in musical dance numbers.

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