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  • Rio 2 2014

    ★★★½ Watched 11 Apr, 2014

    When I first heard Blue Sky was going to make a sequel to Rio, I was a bit skeptical. I supposed I am, to varying degrees, skeptical about most sequels. I never really felt like Rio needed more story, though I can see how the original was left open for another. Ultimately, the new film doesn’t prove me wrong, but it does stand as a decently enjoyable film, albeit with plenty of flaws.

    It’s a short while after the events…

  • Rio 2011

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 10 Apr, 2014

    Rio is not a movie I expected to enjoy when it was originally released. This is never a good mindset to have when viewing a film for the first time. If you go into a movie with the idea in your head that you will not like it, it’s very hard to shake yourself out of that. Sure enough, when I first saw Rio, I let every little thing get to me. It didn’t help that, on top of my…

  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Apr, 2014

    The Cap is back! Now, I make it no secret that Captain America: The First Avenger is not only my favorite of the Marvel series, and not only my favorite superhero movie, but it’s one of my favorite movies of all time. Everything about it speaks to me on a number of levels. The movie is about as perfect as it could possibly get. So how do you follow up perfection? Apparently with a terrible summer blockbuster that everyone loves…