The Avengers Are Unstoppable Force Assembled Flawlessly By Whedon

Really? I need to give a synopsis for one of the two most anticipated comic book movies of the year?? What rock could people be living under? Okay, okay, I’ll be serious. When a major super-powered being and his army threaten Earth, no one hero alone can face it. So Nick Fury, director of S.H.I.E.L.D., assembles a team of super powered good guys, along with some highly skilled assassins, to…

Here’s What Makes Cold Pursuit A Worthwhile Watch

The best thing about this movie is the humor. You definitely need to see this action thriller, just for the witty and funny catch phrases. However do you think Liam Neeson will allow you to watch Cold Pursuit online for free? Considering it was released on Lawless Films in the first week of February, 2019 and yet to break even. All jokes aside, the best part of the full movie…

Thor: The Dark World Is Action Packed Sequel

Marvel’s Thor: The Dark World, the Mighty Avenger, continues his big-screen adventures as he battles to save Earth and all the Nine Realms from a enemy that predates the universe itself. In the aftermath of the first movie and Marvel’s The Avengers, Thor (Chris Hemsworth) returns to battle with Malekith (Chris Ecclestone), the vengeful leader of a primordial race that is trying to destroy the Nine Realms. To beat…

Trivial Pursuits In Starter For 10

“It’s an institution,” said actress Rebecca Hall of the British quiz show University Challenge. “It will always be there, and people will always watch it.” The program, in which college students answer intensive trivia questions online about everything from literature to astronomy, is the basis for the movie Starter for 10. The 1985 set coming of age comedy is not without its problems. It’s a bit thin, a bit unfocused,…

DiCaprio Seeks Revenge in Gangs of New York

Long in gestation, Martin Scorsese’s dream project came to the big screen earlier this year in a blaze of hype and anticipation. It was feted by the A.M.P.A.S and received Ten Oscar nominations, yet no awards. Polarizing critical opinion and burgeoned under the weight of expectation, Gangs of New York had to be an awe-inspiring movie to satisfy the cinema going public and, to this reviewers disappointment, it didn’t quite…

Shaolin Soccer – Let’s Kick Some Grass

In a major tournament long ago, Goldenboot Fung (Man Tat Ng) steps forward to take a penalty. Although he beats the goalkeeper, the ball goes over the bar and the game is lost. Fung’s leg is (deliberately) broken in the ensuing riot, ending his career, but this is just the beginning of Shaolin Soccer. We jump forward twenty years and Fung is reduced to working as an equipment manager…

Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance Is Stunning

As a fan of Park Chan-wook’s Oldboy, you could imagine that I was pumped when I heard that the Vengeance Trilogy was going to be released online November 24. Unfortunately, there were two problems; the first being that the company distributing it decided to push back the release date to coincide with the Blu-Ray release date and the other being that I hadn’t watched the other films (Sympathy for Mr.…

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial Is A Proof Aliens Can Be Our Friends

In E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial a squat, ugly (yet still somehow adorably cute) alien is stranded on planet Earth and is hunted by a number of government types. He finds refuge and friendship in the house of a young boy, Elliott. While Elliott helps E.T. get a message to his people, E.T. helps heal the wounds that result from a broken home. I have recently found myself in a mood to…

Strangers in Good Company: Women Stranded In The Wilderness Share Their Stories

This Canadian drama is as much non-fiction as it is fiction. These characters are in a staged situation but portray a version of their own self. They each share touching moments as they tackle the dilemma of being stranded in the wilderness. Constance, Alice, Winnie, Cissy, Mary, Michelle, Katherine and Beth are together in a borrowed school bus on a weekend trip when the bus breaks down and they are…