Tag "Mark Pacis Movie Reviews"

The Grand Budapest Hotel – Blu-ray Review

No other filmmaker over the past few decades are as distinctive and exotic as Wes Anderson. His signature style is so unique it’s instantly identifiable, and his latest film, The Grand

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review

Fox and Columbia has a lot to live up to when it puts out a film under the Marvel banner. Spider-Man is no exception; prior to Robert Downey Jr. Spider-Man

47 Ronin – Blu-ray Review

When 47 Ronin was announced to the world, it was announced with such fanfare. A press conference was held — similar to how Skyfall’s cast and crew were announced — celebrating

Captain America: The Winter Soldier Review

At the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con, Kevin Feige introduced to the world that the sequel to Captain America would be inspired by Ed Brubaker’s incredible Winter Soldier story arc. However, when it was

Muppets Most Wanted Review

When it was first reported that Jason Segel wouldn’t be back for Muppets Most Wanted, many fans were deservingly disappointed by the news. The Muppets served both as a user-friendly introduction for

300: Rise of an Empire Review

Who would’ve thought that a film with a tragic storyline, stylized action, flashy visuals, swords, six-pack abs and (CG) blood could become such a huge success? That was the case

The Raid 2: Berandal Review

When The Raid: Redemption was released in theaters, it was a hit among those who saw it in theaters. The realistic bloody martial arts action that Gareth Evans depicted in Redemption

The LEGO Movie Review

When it was first announced that a full-length feature film would be made about LEGOs, the majority’s reaction was “Wait, why?” Nowadays, studios are looking to create franchises out of

Turbo – Blu-ray Review

Children’s animated films are starting to become a guaranteed moneymaker for studios. This summer we were treated to multiple children’s films, including DreamWorks’ summer submission, Turbo. In Turbo, the film follows

Thor: The Dark World Review

No one can deny that Marvel is on top of the world right now, with seemingly every major studio set to follow in their footsteps and create a cohesive cinematic

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

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

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”

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

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

21 & Over – Blu-ray Review

Now I can get pretty skeptical when it comes to college comedies. It can be either a hit or a miss, and from some of the footage I’ve seen I

Enter The Dragon Ultimate Collector’s Edition – Blu-ray Review

Forty years after his untimely death, Bruce Lee remains one of the best martial artists in all of film history. His final film Enter the Dragon has stood the test of time as

Iron Man 3 Review

Tony Stark is back and better than ever! Well no, not really, not in Shane Black’s Iron Man 3 anyways. Tony Stark goes through the ringer in the third installment

Iron Man: Rise of Technovore – DVD Review

In the 50 years of Iron Man’s existence there have been times that the armored avenger’s storyline can be at its peak or at it’s lowest. Iron Man for the

Oz the Great and Powerful Review

When the first concept art for Oz the Great and Powerful first premiered two years ago at D23 I was instantly excited, primarily because of the cast and director that’s