King Kong Review

King Kong is a 2005 epic monster adventure film directed by Peter Jackson, starring Naomi Watts, Jack Black, Andy Serkis, Jamie Bell, and Adrien Brody.  Serving as a remake of the 1933 film of the same name, the story follows an ambitious filmmaker who coerces his cast and hired ship crew to travel to the mysterious Skull Island, only to encounter Kong, a legendary giant gorilla. Positives: Great performances Great cast Some characters are great Terrific music Terrific visuals Emotionally, compelling story Well-written script Great direction Great action Negatives: Characters…

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Evil Dead Review

Evil Dead is a 2013 supernatural horror film directed by Fede Alvarez (Don’t Breath), starring Jane Levy (Don’t Breathe), Shiloh Fernandez (Red Riding Hood), Lou Taylor Pucci (Carriers), Jessica Lucas (Cloverfield), and Elizabeth Blackmore (Isabel).  The fourth installment in the Evil Dead franchise serving as a reboot of the 1981 film The Evil Dead, the film follows five friends who head to a remote cabin, where the discovery of a Book of the Dead leads them to unwittingly summon up demons living in the nearby woods. Positives: Awesome use of…

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It Review

It is a 2017 supernatural horror film directed by Andy Muschietti, starring Jaeden Lieberher, Bill Skarsgard, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Sophia Lillis, Finn Wolfhard, Wyatt Oleff, Chosen Jacobs, Jack Dylan Grazer, Nicholas Hamilton, and Jackson Robert Scott.  Based on the novel of the same name by Stephen King, the film follows the story of seven children in Derry, Maine, who are terrorized by a predatory shapeshifting being, only to face their own personal demons in the process. Positives: Great performances Skarsgard is awesome as Pennywise Great direction by Mushchietti Good score Great…

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Halo 2 Anniversary Review

Halo 2 Anniversary is a 2014 science fiction first-person shooter action video game developed by 343 Industries, published by Microsoft Studios.  Serving as a remake to 2004’s Halo 2 and released for the Xbox One; the story follows Master Chief and Cortana who lead humanity in the conflict with Covenant while alternately following the Arbiter who must prevent civil war within the Covenant. Positives: Great graphics Great voice performances Great score Highly competitive Good story Memorable characters Negatives: Linear campaign Campaign: Features a very immersive campaign that not only is extensive but…

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Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary Review

Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary is a 2011 science fiction first-person shooter action video game that was developed by 343 Industries, published by Microsoft Studios and released for the Xbox One and Xbox 360.  Serving as a remake of 2001’s Halo: Combat Evolved details the story of a super soldier named the Master Chief and his A.I. companion, Cortana, as they explore the artificial ringworld called Halo while combating the Covenant, a group of aliens bent on mankind’s destruction. Positives: Great characters Great story Competitive Multiplayer Terrific Score Great graphics Great voice…

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Mulan Live Action Remake Film

Disney is going in the right direction when it comes to making live adaptations of certain franchises under their name. We had Maleficent (2014), Snow White (2012), Cinderella (2015), and Peter Pan (2003). And with the Beauty and the Beast (2017) film coming out soon Mulan is good step in the right direction. Mulan is one of my all-time favorite Disney animated films. It does tell a thrilling and compelling story while being emotionally powerful as well as humorous. Actually pretty cool movie. Now aside from picking a talented enough director as…

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People Are Pissed At How Ugly the Beast is in the New Beauty and the Beast Live-Action Film

Back in the day when Beauty and the Beast first came out it had a very important message behind it. No matter how good looking someone is that does not mean that they have a good personality. But to look deeper within a person no matter what their physical appearance is to see the beauty within. That was the message of Beauty and the Beast.   Now while surfing the internet I came across a couple of posts not only on YouTube but on Google. What they were saying was…

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The Lion King Live Action Remake Confirmed

Personally this is the next step when it comes to Disney. They’ve had several successful live-action adapted films including Maleficent (2014), Pete’s Dragon (2016), Cinderella (2016), and The Jungle Book (2016). The Lion King is without a doubt one of Disney’s most well-known animated films of all time and with the new age of technology in the film industry what is the next logical step? To bring these characters to life.   Jon Favreau has been hired on to be the director of the film.  Favreau is an actor with…

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Fright Night 2: New Blood Review

Fright Night 2: New Blood is a 2013 horror comedy film directed by Eduardo Rodriguez. It is a direct-to-video sequel to the 2011 Fright Night serving as a rehashing of both the original Fright Night and its remake. In Romania, Charley Brewster (Will Payne) enlists the aid of Peter Vincent (Sean Power) to put a stake in the plans of a sultry vampire (Jaime Murray) who wants the blood of Charley’s ex-girlfriend. Positives: Good performance by Murray and Parkinson Great premise Good use of practical and make-up effects Negatives: Lackluster…

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