Reviews

Film Review – A BRONY TALE

What is a Brony you ask? Good question. Trekkers/Trekkies, Gleeks, Xenites, Whovians, X-Philes, Pokemaniacs and Browncoats all have their respective spots in the fanatical geek parking lot. Enter A Brony Tale, Brent Hodge’s documentary that sets out to enlighten us about a growing phenomenon and the subculture of fans who embody a positive message. The term Brony typically refers to male ...

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What We Saw During Tonight’s 17-Minute GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY IMAX 3D First Look

Marvel Studios has enjoyed a pretty solid track record with their various big screen superhero universe, which is currently in the Phase Two stage (set to conclude with Avengers: Age of Ultron next summer). Guardians of the Galaxy, the next film on the Marvel slate ready to hit theaters next month, promises to fly way out of the established comfort ...

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Film Review – TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION

For the fourth go-round of Transformers, I’ll admit adrenaline driven uber-director Michael Bay manages to get an awful lot right, most importantly the tone of the film. It’s not to say there isn’t enough of his usual wrong that unfortunately haunts the series present here as well, but pound for pulsating pound, Transformers: Age of Extinction weighs in with only exactly ...

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Film Review – COHERENCE

When eight friends gather at a dinner party on the night a mysterious comet streaks over the night sky, strange things ensue, and not all of them easy to explain. It’s a mind bending game of who’s who and which plot puzzle pieces fit together in the sci-fi thriller Coherence. If you enjoyed similar high concept fare like Cube and Another ...

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Film Review – EDGE OF TOMORROW

It’s great to see that Tom Cruise can still surprise us, and that’s exactly what he does in the new sci-fi action mind bender Edge of Tomorrow. Breaking away from his own Cruise-esque archetypes, your Pete “Maverick” Mitchell, Ethan Hunt, or even the brooding bombast of Stacee Jaxx, decades into his career of event films he manages to carve out ...

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Film Review – GODZILLA

Godzilla, the 60-year-old Toho icon and King of the Monsters is back on the big screen in this much heralded American reboot. Fans have kept their hopes sky high ever since the first tense teaser trailer was released online last December and seemed to promise that this version would be as far removed as you can get from the last ...

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Film Review – NEIGHBORS

Thankfully every once in a while there is truth in advertising, and simply put, if Neighbors even remotely seems like the type of  raunchy film you’ll enjoy from what you’ve seen via trailers or TV spots, you’re right. It is exactly the kind of movie for you. I’m happy to say the film delivers what you want from a irreverent ...

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