Brie Larson is Cast as Captain Marvel in MCU

With Marvel’s Phase Three quickly on its way, there are a host of new characters who’ve never really had any shine on the big screen.  One of the most highly anticipated superhero films coming up is Captain Marvel (which was announced in late 2014), but what makes this movie so significant is that Marvel will have to tackle handling a female led superhero film. Now, 2016’s Wonder Woman was a smash hit, and revolutionary on a couple of levels and definitely set the bar high.  With the explosion of female led…

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Scott Pilgrim vs. the World Review

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is a 2010 action comedy film directed by Edgar Wright, starring Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Chris Evans, Anna Kendrick, and Alison Pill.  Based on the graphic novel series Scott Pilgrim by Bryan Lee O’Malley, the story follows a slack musician named Scott Pilgrim, who must battle his girlfriend Ramona’s seven evil exes. Positives: Great characters Great performances Great visuals Awesome soundtrack Good direction Interesting story Great cast Negatives: n/a Plot:  Set in Toronto, Canada the story follows bass guitarist Scott Pilgrim and…

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Kong: Skull Island Review

Kong: Skull Island is a 2017 monster film directed by Jordan Vogt-Roberts, starring Tom Hiddleston, Samuel L. Jackson, John Goodman, Brie Larson, Jing Tian, and John C. Reilly.  The film is a reboot of the King Kong franchise and serves as the second film in Legendary’s MonsterVerse, following a team of scientists and Vietnam War soldiers who travel to an uncharted island in the Pacific and encounter terrifying creatures and the mighty Kong. Positives: Good characters Great story Great visuals Good direction by Vogt-Roberts Great score Fantastic cast Negatives: Some…

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Room Review

Room is a 2015 drama film directed by Lenny Abrahamson, starring Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay. Based on the novel of the same written by Emma Donoghue and follows a woman (Larson) held captive for seven years in an enclosed space, and her 5-year-old (Tremblay), who finally gain their freedom, allowing the boy to experience the outside world for the first time. Positives: Great characters Great performances Great score Great direction Great script Negatives: n/a Plot:  Room is a story about a mother and her son who have been locked…

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