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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★

    In the near future the X-Men are dead and Professor X has dementia and is cared for by a broken down Logan, a limo driver and drug procurer and Caliban, an albino and mutant tracker. When a girl, Laura, and her nurse find them on the Mexican border they draw some bad men forcing our heroes to make a last stand.

    I was really caught right away by the intimate story. This isn't about saving the world. A lot of…

  • Ponyo

    Ponyo

    ★★★

    Sosuke waits for his father to return from sea with his mom Lisa who works in an old folk's home. One day he finds a goldfish trapped in a bottle of trash and finds her the most beautiful fish ever and names her Ponyo. She too falls for Sosuke but her father a wizard comes to fetch her home. Using her father's formulas she returns to Sosuke as a human girl. Causing an imbalance in the world her mother, a…

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  • American Hustle

    American Hustle

    ★★★★

    I'm not a fan of this kind of story. None-the-less I was blown away. To me it was the actors. They are all so recognizable that I did come out of the story a little to marvel that, wow, that's Bale? Yup, that's him. The cast couldn't have done a better job embodying their characters though.

    Bale probably wowed me the most because really, who knew he had such acting chops! And so nuanced!

    I adored Jennifer Lawrence as a…

  • I, Frankenstein

    I, Frankenstein

    ★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was overwhelmed by all the telling! Almost every moment of the movie was telling, with just a handful of scenes mainly to showcase some big special effects or to have a battle. The ratio of effects scenes to un-effect scenes was not balanced at all and made the movie such a joke.

    I didn't mind Aaron Eckhart and I loved Yvonne Strahovski from Chuck. She was the best part of the movie even if her character was a little…