Marvel’s Jessica Jones Review

Marvel’s Jessica Jones is a 2015 superhero detective psychological thriller web television series created by Melissa Rosenberg, starring Krysten Ritter, Mike Colter, Rachael Taylor, Wil Traval, Carrie-Anne Moss, David Tennant, Erin Moriarty, and Eka Darville.  The series follows Jessica Jones who is a former superhero who decides to start over utilizing her abilities as a private investigator in her detective agency. Positives: Great characters Great performances Great cast Compelling storyline Great score Great dialogue Great use of special effects Negatives: n/a Plot: Jessica Jones is a former superhero who decides to…

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Mortal Kombat X Review

Mortal Kombat X is a 2015 fighting video game developed by NetherRealm Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for the iOS, Android, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.  It is the tenth main installment in the Mortal Kombat series and sequel to 2011’s Mortal Kombat, set 20 years after its predecessor, it follows Johnny Cage, Sonya Blade and Kenshi coordinate a battalion to protect the Jinsei from the forces of Shinnok who was found manipulating the events of Mortal Kombat as well as the civil war in…

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Resident Evil: Revelations 2 Review

Resident Evil: Revelations 2 is a 2015 episodic survival horror video game developed and published by Capcom, released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. Serving as the tenth major installment in the Resident Evil franchise, and the story follows Claire Redfield and Moira Burton, Barry Burton’s daughter, who are kidnapped and brought to a mysterious island filled with monstrosities and run by the mysterious Overseer. Positives: Good graphics Interesting story Extensive campaign Fun cooperative gameplay Suspenseful music Great main characters…

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Batman: Arkham Knight Review

Batman: Arkham Knight is a 2015 action-adventure video game developed by Rocksteady Studios, published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, and released for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Microsoft Windows.  Based on the DC Comics superhero Batman and the fourth main installment in the Batman: Arkham series, the story follows Batman as he confronts Scarecrow and the mysterious Arkham Knight, who has launched an attack on Gotham City. Positives: Great open world Great characters Awesome gameplay Good story Fantastic graphics Great voice performances Great score Dual Play mechanic is awesome Negatives:…

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Howl Review

Howl is a 2015 direct-to-video British monster horror film directed by Paul Hyett, starring Ed Speleers, Sean Pertwee, Holly Weston, Shauna Macdonald, Elliot Cowan, Rosie Day, Calvin Dean, Duncan Preston, and Ross Mullan.  The plot follows passengers on a train who are attacked by a creature, they must band together in order to survive until morning. Positions: Good characters Interesting premise Good direction Good performances Good use of special effects Good score Negatives: Story isn’t compelling Character troupes Plot:  We’ve had snakes on a train, we’ve had zombies on a…

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Krampus Review

Krampus is a 2015 horror comedy film directed by Michael Dougherty, starring Adam Scott, Toni Collette, David Koechner, Allison Tolman, Conchata Ferrell, Emjay Anthony, Stefania LaVie Owen, and Krista Stadler. The film follows a young kid named Max and his dysfunctional family who are besieged by the fearsome demon, Krampus, on the eve of Christmas.

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Goosebumps Review

Goosebumps is a 2015 3D live action/computer animated horror comedy film directed by Rob Letterman, based on the children’s book series of the same name by R. L. Stine. The film stars Jack Black, Dylan Minnette, Odeya Rush, Amy Ryan, Ryan Lee, Jillian Bell, and Halston Sage. The film follows Zach Cooper, who is upset after moving from the big city, and after meeting his beautiful neighbor Hannah. However, after learning that R. L. Stine is her father things go awry when Zach accidentally unleashes the monsters from the books…

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Attack on Titan Review

Attack on Titan is a 2015 dark fantasy action horror film directed by Shinji Higuchi, loosely based on the manga series of the same name by Hajime Isayama. The film is the first of a two part series starring Haruma Miura, Kiko Mizuhara, Hiroki Hasegawa, Nanami Sakuraba, Takahiro Miura, and Satomi Ishihara. The film follows Eren Yeager, MIkasa Ackerman, and Armin Arlert who join the military to fight the Titans after their home town is invaded.

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Inside Out Review

Inside Out is a 2015 3D computer-animated comedy, drama adventure film directed by Pete Docter, starring Amy Poehler, Phyllis Smith, Bill Hader, Lewis Black, Mindy Kaling, Richard King, Kaitlyn Dias, Diane Lane, and Kyle MacLachlan. The film is set in the mind of a young girl, Riley Andersen, where five personified emotions-Joy, Fear, Anger, Sadness, and Disgust-try to lead her through life as she moves with her parents to a new city.

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Spectre Review

Spectre is a 2015 action spy film directed by Sam Mendes serving as the twenty-fourth James Bond film featuring Daniel Craig in his fourth performance as James Bond. The film stars Daniel Craig, Christoph Waltz, Lea Seydoux, Ben Whishaw, Naomie Harris, Dave Bautista, Monica Bellucci and Ralph Fiennes and follows James Bond who encounters the criminal organization Spectre and the mysterious Ernst Stavro Blofeld.

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