Tag: movies

Summer Blockbusters!

Let’s talk about tentpole franchises, and how spectacularly they can fail or succeed. Specifically, this summer provided two movies showing the good and ugly of the business. Franchises have an equal potential to redeem themselves or to crash and burn. I’m…

Mother’s Day: A Time to Show Appreciation

Each year, Mother’s Day comes around, but every day, it is the mothers, fathers, siblings, aunts, grandparents, teachers, etc. in our lives, who make us who we are. Who goes to work, helps you with your homework, drives you to games and…

The Health Nut: Healthy Movie Snacks

As you step foot into a movie theater, the smell of popcorn wafts into your nose, enticing you, luring you into its false, buttery clutches. Did you know that the “butter” that you drizzle on top of your already buttered popcorn…

The Oscars 2014 Predictions

    The predicament about modern entertainment – professional sports, music, television – is that most people either care vehemently or not at all. The same principle applies to the Oscars coming up on March 2nd. For some, the Oscars…

The Grey: A gripping tale of survival and desperation

Reading a description of The Grey’s movie plot, one might dismiss it as yet another rugged survival movie with little character development and an almost nonexistent plot. A plane leaving from an oil rig in Alaska crashes in the snowy…

What to watch for Christmas

Christmas is a great time of year – everyone is a little happier, and we get a week off from soul-crushing routine. Well, we’re back in it now, but looking back on Christmas, one of my favorite parts is that…

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D

The 4th Spy Kids installment came unexpectedly and with much commercial success. The Cortez family from the previous movies has been pushed aside for a new cast of actors in a new spy family, the Cortez-Wilsons. The fact that their…

Starting the Platinum Age

There’s no denying it; Thor was a good movie. Now that my opinion is out of the way, I’m going to tell you why Thor was excellent, and relate it to all superhero movies. I can guarantee you that you didn’t…

Movie review: Thor

I want to start this review by saying that I just got a score of 420 on Snake. Now to Thor. For those deprived individuals among you who don’t know, Thor is the bad*** Norse god of thunder. Thursday is…