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  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    ★★½

    Certain tales have stood the test of time and will be welcome in the storytelling universe for years and years to come. “The Greatest Story Ever Told”, the tale of Jesus, is one of them. So is Robin Hood, the works of William Shakespeare, and of course the tale of King Arthur and his knights of the roundtable in Camelot. It seems just a matter of time before the next adaptation of each hits the big screen at the local…

  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★

    Superhero movies are all the rage these days and whether you’ve started to feel the fatigue yet or not, there are plenty more coming. Iron Man was the surprising starting point for the Marvel Cinematic Universe, taking a lesser known comic book hero and making him a cornerstone of their franchises. Now with the rights to Spider-Man once again, Marvel is positioning themselves to own the summer between the web-shooting teen and its most eclectic property which, like Iron Man…

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★½

    Everything we've seen to this point in either Batman or Superman movies is one simple fact: they're good superheroes. Anyone familiar with these characters knows their backstories, knows their accolades. With decades of content behind them, I think it is fair to say these are beloved good guys in print, television, and cinema. Each has had it's exemplary vehicle, though ask fans and I'm sure their favorites are not the same. For me, the Christopher Nolan Batman movies are my…

  • The Good Dinosaur

    The Good Dinosaur

    ★★★

    It seems rare to receive two Disney/Pixar films in the same calendar year. Since I can remember it has been my tradition to celebrate my June birthday with the release of the latest in the line of great Pixar films, but this year, we get an added treat of a fall, Holiday Pixar release, The Good Dinosaur. And while it could, and has been, argued that Pixar has declined with its recent releases, not releasing great work as consistently as…