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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★½

    I went into Logan with low expectations actually compared to the other superhero fare we will be getting this year. Early reviews made me a little more optimistic and I was glad to find out the reviews were nailing this one on the head. Logan is a film that could have worked even if you stripped away most of the super hero elements. However, the super hero aspects just added another layer of fun and entertainment overall. This film showcased…

  • Kong: Skull Island

    Kong: Skull Island

    ★★★

    Kong was a surprise to me. I did not think I would have as much fun as I did with this one. It is FAR superior to the Peter Jackson version early on in the 2000s. If you are able to just sit back, grab your popcorn and allow yourself to just have fun, you will not be disappointed. If you are incapable of watching a film without having your super critical goggles on then stay away from this one…

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl

    ★½

    What a complete waste of time. Good movie up until about the half way or two-thirds mark. It is at this point that the characters act in such a way that becomes so unbelievable that you might as well have thrown in wizards and sorcery. Overly long, unrewarding and unrealistic are the three words that best describe this film. Yet another let down for 2014 to add to the pile.

  • Ghost in the Shell

    Ghost in the Shell

    ★★★

    I came into this film with no knowledge of the franchise (seems to be a recurring theme lately). However, unlike Power Rangers this one actually did make me want to go back and watch the previous film/series that this installment is drawn from. They created a fascinating world visually that was reminiscent of something like The Fifth Element. I think the film also poses some interesting questions regarding technology vs what it means to be human. I’ve heard this is…