For a movie about the chronicles of a male stripper, Magic Mike proved to be a surprise by garnering mostly positive acclaim from both the critics and the viewers in 2012. That positive feedback led to Magic Mike XXL, a sequel that has now hit theaters to prove that male strippers can’t only pull off one movie, but two. Continue reading →
Found-footage horror films were all the buzz a few years back, but just like any other horror subgenre, the excitation decayed and the quality regressed. Unfortunately, found-footage is still a sorry excuse for a low-budget Hollywood horror film, and the trend doesn’t seem to be stopping any time soon. With The Gallows now out, Hollywood is one step closer to proving that innovation is indeed dead. Continue reading →
Jurassic Park has been running cold ever since the third installment practically killed the franchise, delivering but a single truly impressive film in the process and too little lore material for any more sequels. But, since it’s the trend this year, yet another continuation to a long-done franchise arrives with Jurassic World. Continue reading →
Note: I have not seen but a couple of episodes of the HBO show.
The movie star is finally a movie star. And though Vincent Chase and his entourage have upgraded their daily adventures from TV to cinema, the adaptation of HBO’s cult-favorite Entourage series comes as an extended episode that would please the fans and maybe interest the new-comers. Continue reading →
As the car engines roared and rumbled throughout the two hour run-time of the movie, it was George Miller’s voice that resonated as he very loudly and very clearly taught the world how action is truly executed. Three decades after the last Mad Max installment and two after the failed revival during the late 90s, the franchise is finally up and running, louder and more beautiful than ever. Continue reading →
Three long years have passed since Marvel first played its biggest card in The Avengers. During these three years, the company’s thrown at us memorable (Captain America: The Winter Soldier) and forgettable (Thor: The Dark World) movies, to finally overcome The Avengers with the downright terrific Guardians of the Galaxy. The latter’s success, however, did not undermine our excitement for the highly anticipated Avengers: Age of Ultron, a movie that indeed eased our excitement but sort of left us hanging. Continue reading →