The Revenant (2015) Movie Review | A Fantastic Story of Survival and Revenge

Returning after his award-winning 2014 hit Birdman, director Alejandro González Iñárritu brings to life another award worthy movie in 2015, The Revenant. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy, The Revenant is based on the story of Hugh Glass in the early 1800s. (Granted, the film was based on the Michael Punke book from 2002). It's not a direct re-telling, and... read more

The Hateful Eight (2015) Movie Review | Tarantino Does it Again With A Phenomenal Western

Quentin Tarantino is one tricky pony. It's hard to criticize him, since he almost always goes against the norm. A good majority of his movies are often panned by most critics and yet always end up becoming cult classics. Pulp Fiction and Reservoir Dogs are a few of these, and Tarantino's new movie, The Hateful Eight joins them. The Hateful Eight is Tarantino's 8th movie,... read more

Sisters (2015) Movie Review | Tina Fey and Amy Poehler’s Chemistry Isn’t Enough

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler are quite strong comedians. Both of them have had great shows, including 30 Rock and Parks and Recreation, to name a few of the big ones; as well as Saturday Night Live. They've proven their comedic chemistry as well, especially during their Golden Globes stint. It's impossible to deny these are two funny ladies with fantastic chemistry with one... read more

Daddy’s Home (2015) Movie Review | Ferrel and Wahlberg’s Second Outing Fails to Hit the Mark

A good chunk of the time holiday releases are generally hit or miss. It's one of the busiest seasons for movies, the 2nd after summer. There are movies like The Hateful Eight, Star Wars, and The Revenant, which were the clear "winners" of the season. Another contender that has been on a surprising good streak Box Office-wise since it came out is Daddy's Home. Trailing... read more

Movie Review: San Andreas (2015) | Jaw-Dropping Disaster Movie Came Out Of Nowhere Hitting 9.6 on the Richter Scale

I was not prepared for how awesome this movie was when I sat down to watch it. It is likely to leave you in shock, awe, wonder, and tears. Tears of sadness, and tears of joy. The entire movie is intense, leaving you on the edge of your seat barely sparing a moment. This movie knocked me out of my seat, coming out of nowhere. Whereas many other disaster movies like... read more

Movie Review: Guardians of The Galaxy (2014) | Great Plot, Intense Battles, Spectacular CGI, and Fun SciFi Fantasy

Marvel and DC seem to just be throwing movies at us nowadays. From Batman to Superman, to Green Lantern, Spiderman, Hulk, The Avengers, and even Thor, a lot of these comic book superheroes are blowing up in the big screen and are getting excellent ratings, especially from comic book fans. One of Marvel's more obscure superhero groups, The Guardians of The Galaxy, has... read more

Movie Review: Avengers Age of Ultron (2015) | Lives Up To The Hype

The superheroes are finally assembled for the second time in this non-stop action packed film that has the audience craving more. Avengers: Age of Ultron surely lived up to the hype and is, in my opinion, better than the first Avenger film. When Tony Stark reboots a peacekeeping program, things go terribly wrong, which forces Captain American, the Hulk, Thor, the rest... read more

Movie Review: American Hustle (2013) | Christian Bale and Bradley Cooper Star In This Dramatic Comedy

In the 1970's and 1980's, crime in America was at its peak. The U.S. spent most of that time in recession, and the whole nation resorted to desperate measures. It was a time when even the good guys were turning bad. "American Hustle" is a dramatic comedy film released in 2013 and directed by David O. Russel. Staring Christian Bale, Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Jeremy... read more

Movie Review: Cinderella (2015) | Not Your Typical Happily Ever After; A New Take On A Classic Tale

Spoiler Alert: This post may contain spoilers. Many a fairy tale concludes with, "And they lived happily ever after." Fewer begin from such a place. But for Ella, life was indeed enchanted. Growing up in a sprawling country mansion, her days consist of communicating with her animal friends (especially four mice living in the house), and basking in the delight of her... read more

Movie Review: Furious 7 | Non-Stop Action and Unbelievable Stunts, With a Touch Of Heart

Fast Cars, Furious Action, and Family. These three traits are relevant in the seventh installment to the "Fast and Furious" franchise. With its mind-blowing stunts and nonstop action, the film succeeds by keeping the audience on the edge of their seats. Throughout the film, Furious 7 never seemed to disappoint. Everything you expect in a 'Fast and Furious' movie was... read more