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: Captain America: The First Avenger

Marvel Comics World War 2 hero

THE SETUP: A manly-deficient man named Steve Rogers (Chris Evans) would give anything to fight for his country, unfortunately his body doesn’t match the size of his courage. That is until an experiment transforms him into a super duper soldier…good timing too because the Red Skull (Hugo Weaving) and a secret Nazi group are trying […]

Review: The Lovely Bones

Peter Jackson after death film

A good movie is not created by beautiful visuals and decent acting.  It also must include a fully realized script and emotional connections with its audience, both of which The Lovely Bones sorely lacks. Peter “Hobbit whore” Jackson has tried to cram a novel into a celluloid emotional journey of loss, fate and acceptance and […]