Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

bryan Singer beanstalk fairy tale

THE SETUP: Once upon a time, a kid with no real ambition sells his uncle’s horse for some magic beans. Fast forward to beanstalk, a little further you get giants…who have a taste for human blood and a need to start a war to get it. I’m sure there will be some sort of fairy […]

Review: X-Men – First Class

Marvel mutants with Magneto and Professor X

THE SETUP: Set in the groovy, yet politically paranoid 60s, a professor specializing in mutation (Charles Xavier aka James McAvoy) and a Nazi-hunter (Erik Lehnsherr aka Michael Fassbender) come together to fight evil mutants and prejudice. Along the way they recruit a group of gifted kids to their cause, who are also dealing with their […]