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  • Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

    ★★★★½

    I was a big fan of the first Guardians film and went into this one with pretty elevated expectations. That is why I was shocked when I came out loving this film even more than the first. I cannot remember the last time I had this much fun with a film that didn’t contain the words Star or Wars in the title and I for sure cannot remember the last time I laughed this much in a film. I was…

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★

    I will defend Prometheus for years to come against all of its naysayers. I think the thematic elements are both interesting and profound, I think it is a great companion piece to the amazing first two films of this franchise and I think it is a great set-up for these future films. Alien: Covenant however, is one of the most bi-polar films I’ve seen in a long time. It doesn’t know if it wants to be closely tied to the…

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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.

  • King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

    ★★

    The visuals in this film are pretty neat to look at and Charlie Hunnam is not nearly as bad as people are going to say he is once they have seen the film. To me though this film really never hooked my interest. I never understood the motivations behind the ‘villain’ played by Jude Law which left me not caring about most of the dramatic beats the film went for. It’s an interesting take on the King Arthur Legend but…