SPECTRE [Spy vs. Spy Review]: Fourth Time’s the Charm (?)

SPECTRE is the latest James Bond film, the fourth featuring leading man Daniel Craig, and while it opens with a great opening scene, it is undercut by several curious character decisions, and an editing process that oddly drains its multitude of action scenes of any energy... The film starts promisingly enough, with Bond off on his …

CRIMSON PEAK [Review]: Alice in Lokiland.

Gilded Age ingénue, Edith Cushing (Alice in Wonderland's Mia Wasikowska), endeavours to execute literary tales of gothic grandeur. After a ghastly greeting by her mother’s apparition, she delivers an ominous omen. With heartstrings torn between the love for her childhood confidant, Dr. Alan McMichael (Sons of Anarchy's Charlie Hunnam), and the tempestuous titillations of the darkly …

THE MARTIAN vs. SICARIO [Face-Off Review]: You Are Not Alone.

Ever wonder what Home Alone would be like, only set in space??? Not really, but I’m damn happy someone shed light on this idea... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ej3ioOneTy8 The Martian, starring the ever-so-talented Matt Damon (Good Will Hunting, The Talented Mr. Ridley), follows the trials and tribulations of an underdog botanist left alone on Mars after a major …

BLACK MASS [Review]: Here’s Johnny!

After nearly a decade of trash roles -- including 30's mobster flick, Public Enemies -- Johnny Deep completely redeems himself with one of his best performances yet: Mr. James "Whitey" Bulger, the most notorious gangster Beantown had ever seen... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_F-lVhSfx8 Depp is entirely haunting in his portrayal, constantly towing the line between genuinely loyal and …

EVEREST [Review]: We’re ‘There’, Dude.

Another Fall season begins and another natural disaster film graces our doorsteps. Balthasar Kormákur (2 Guns) crafts a tale of the failed expedition to Mount Everest on May 10th, 1996--portraying the majestic beast in all its glory. Though magnificent, the mountain is also unforgiving, as many hardened climbers have needed more than just determination, stamina …