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  • Solo: A Star Wars Story

    Solo: A Star Wars Story

    ★★★

    When Disney acquired LucasFilm, and announced new Star Wars films, they were met with mixed emotions by many fans. Some were justifiably excited for new adventures within this cherished universe, while others were apprehensive about a company like Disney stepping on the hallowed ground of their beloved Star Wars franchise. I think it’s always important to remember that whatever has come before will always be what it always was. While the filmmakers may build upon what we already love, that…

  • Deadpool 2

    Deadpool 2

    ★★★

    Deadpool was a major hit when it came out in 2016. It was raunchy, it was irreverent, it wa ultra-violent, it was a different way to look at a superhero. Deadpool was an anti-hero, but one well worth liking. Due to its very hard R rating, I can’t think of how many times I had to tell friends with kids that it is in no way age appropriate. That being said, it was a rather fun little traipse through setting…

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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…

  • Eight Men Out

    Eight Men Out

    ★★★

    With the recent announcement of the new Baseball Hall of Fame class, which includes my all time favorite player Ken Griffey Jr. as well as Mike Piazza, and the offseason story of Pete Rose applying for reinstatement in the hopes of joining the ranks of the Hall of Fame, it seems only fitting that the next film in my Baseball marathon would be Eight Men Out, a film which chronicles how eight players became banned from the game, including the…