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  • Comrade X

    Comrade X

    ★★★½

    on DVD

    This action comedy from 1940 is about an American journalist, working in Russia, who gets caught up in an espionage mystery. There were aspects that were really fun to watch, but also aspects that were uncomfortable to watch because of how society has changed since this movie was made.

  • Return to Never Land

    Return to Never Land

    ★½

    on Blu-ray with Lily and Des

    This was a big disappointment. Other than a great epilogue that really struck some emotion in me, the rest of the movie was boring, and rather sad. Jane is being manipulated by both sides, and our "hero" has no idea what's really going on. There are two long scenes where Jane is crying, and they are so similar that my three-year-old thought we had started the movie over. Speaking of Lily, my daughter isn't…

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    ★★★★½

    ...on Blu-ray with Des, Reggie, and Miriam.

    SOME THOUGHTS ON THE ULTIMATE EDITION:

    I loved the Ultimate Edition of Batman v Superman v much.

    While some of the problems from the theatrical version are still here (like The Martha Incident), the extended edition of this movie is truly better. New scenes help to fill in some of the blanks, and things that had me scratching my head during the original cut finally made sense. I also think my enjoyment of…

  • Justice League

    Justice League

    ★½

    at the Champlin movie theater with Ben

    I really disliked the Wonder Woman movie from earlier this year, and this movie was even worse. Nearly nothing worked for me in this film made up of one junk scene followed by another.

    Like "Thor: Ragnarok," the humor was shoved down our throats, but unlike "Thor: Ragnarok," there were very few truly funny lines. I'll admit that I chuckled at the Flash a few times, but when every line he says in…