Movie Review

Movie Review: Paradox Alice

Let’s clear some things first… Paradox Alice is produced by Mako Pictures, creating low-budget films that possess interesting concepts. Often times involving a metamorphosis of some sort. Their previous movies are

Pacific Rim Blu-ray Review

Guillermo del Toro’s Pacific Rim was one of the most anticipated films of the summer, but failed to do as well as Warner Brothers probably wanted in domestic box office

Gravity Review

A joint review by Mark Pacis and Holly Amos Our species’ fascination with space is not a new concept. As children, many of us dream of becoming an astronaut. As

The Croods Blu-ray review

The Croods was recently released on Blu-ray on Tuesday, October 1st. DreamWorks’ recent offering follows a family of cave people who lives a very sheltered life due to the many

Movie Review: Machete Kills!

The film sets two tones. It starts with Machete (Danny Trejo) and Sartana (Jessica Alba) on a raid of an illegal weapons exchange, where Sartana reminds Machete of what he

Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2 review – The food’s alive!

Pixar is known for producing a lot of high-quality CG-animated family films, so whenever I see another studio also doing CG animation, I’m usually skeptical. One of these movies that

Prisoners Review

How far would you go to protect your family? Would you sacrifice your morality? Your humanity? These are the types of questions asked in Prisoners, Denis Villeneuve’s haunting crime thriller

Review: The Little Mermaid in 3D at The El Capitan (Los Angeles)

I’m 27 and I still love The Little Mermaid. No shame. It was my favorite of the princess films growing up, although my actual favorite Disney film in general has

From Up On Poppy Hill – Blu-ray Review

Before we start, let me tell you that I’ve never been a fan of Studio Ghibli films. I’ve watched Princess Mononoke, Spirited Away, and Howl’s Moving Castle with each film getting a resounding “meh”

Review: The World’s End – An epic conclusion to the trilogy

Having been a fan of the previous movies Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz, I was really excited for The World’s End since it is the conclusion to the

Jobs Review

Love him or hate him, Steve Jobs was a major influence in modern technological products today. While people debate that a lot of his ideas were stolen from others, people

Sharknado review: We’re going to need a bigger budget!

Some minor spoilers ahead Syfy Channel has been known to churn out low-budget made-for-TV movies on the fly. Heck, many of us are still reeling from Sharktopus and Supergator. And

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adèle Blanc-Sec Blu-ray Review

Ever since I saw my first Indiana Jones film, I’ve been in love with pulp adventure. There is something so wonderful about intelligent explorers touring the globe in search of

Disney’s Planes review – Shifting to autopilot

With some of the best animated films ever to grace the silver screen, Disney is a name that most of Earth’s populace knows very well. The Lion King brought us

Oblivion – Blu-ray Review

Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion has been talked about as a film ever since Tron: Legacy has been released. First, it was a pitched as a graphic novel that never really became

Justice League: Flashpoint Paradox review

Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox poses the question, what would happen if The Flash’s Barry Allen used the speed force to run back in time and stop the death of

The Wolverine: Review #2

Well, it’s looking like Hugh Jackman and Robert Downey Jr are competing to see who can play the same character in the most films. By my count, Jackman is in

The Wolverine review – Hey, it’s better than X-Men Origins: Wolverine

The Wolverine is a tough movie to review simply because I have a lot of mixed feelings. On the one hand, it does a good job of adapting from the

The Conjuring Review: Conjuring the Clap

The Conjuring was the talk of the town when the first trailer was released. It was the creepiest trailer I saw in a while which involved a mother playing hide and

Harry Dean Stanton: Partly Fiction Review

How do you examine the life of a performer with a career spanning over 200 films, especially someone as widely recognized and superbly enigmatic as Harry Dean Stanton? That is