Godzilla / X-Men: Days of Future Past

If you’ve been following this blog for a little while, you’ll know that traditions are extremely important in my family, and we have a lot of them. While most of them are centered on food, we have a few non-meal celebrations as well. One is the Memorial Day weekend double feature. This tradition began inContinue reading “Godzilla / X-Men: Days of Future Past”

The Amazing Spider-Man 2

Warning: There are some spoilers in this, so proceed at your own risk! Having grown up with the animated Spider-Man series in the 1990s, Sam Raimi’s trilogy a decade later was my first film introduction to everyone’s friendly neighborhood web crawler. But while I remembered most of the different characters, not much else stuck withContinue reading “The Amazing Spider-Man 2”

Captain America: The Winter Soldier

Though I have long been ambivalent about the films of the Marvel universe, thinking they were often high on special effects and somewhat low on plot development, I have long known that Captain America is the Mysterious Mr. C’s favorite Avenger, and that we would go see Captain America: The Winter Soldier on opening weekend.Continue reading “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

300: Rise of an Empire/The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug

I’m not entirely sure what Mother Nature is doing in other parts of the country, but this weekend has been one of the grayest, rainiest weekends we’ve seen in the DMV in awhile. It’s the kind of weather that makes you want to curl up on the couch and not do much of anything. AndContinue reading “300: Rise of an Empire/The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug”