Jurassic World

Like millions of other people this past weekend, the Mysterious Mr. C, my best guy friend S, and I headed to our local theater to watch Jurassic World. The fourth film in the popular Jurassic Park franchise, Jurassic World is pretty much what you would expect it to be: Some characters don’t appreciate the intelligenceContinue reading “Jurassic World”

Goonies Never Say Die

Growing up as a child without cable (I know, we did exist!), there were three recorded-from-television movies in my parents’ collection that quickly made it into my weekend rotation: 1977’s Star Wars, 1985’s The Goonies, and 1986’s Ruthless People. There might have even been a taped copy of 1984’s The Ghostbusters mixed in, but theContinue reading “Goonies Never Say Die”

Mad Max: Fury Road

Two days after seeing George Miller’s Mad Max: Fury Road, it is still hard to know where to start this review. Just about every write-up I have seen of the film has been glowingly positive, and the professionals have described the movie with an eloquence I can’t hope to match. It also has an incredibleContinue reading “Mad Max: Fury Road”

The Avengers: Age of Ultron

Warning: There are some spoilers in this, so proceed at your own risk! Like millions of other people who went to see The Avengers: Age of Ultron this weekend, I was pumped for the Marvel sequel! Thanks to the Mysterious Mr. C’s efforts, I had seen all of the other films in the Marvel CinematicContinue reading “The Avengers: Age of Ultron”