“Days of Future Past” is X-hilarating

X-Men: Days of Future Past Poster

4.5 out of 5 stars (nearly a classic) X-Men: Days of Future Past is one of the best films of the long-running X-Men franchise.  It combines everything I love about the franchise: Interesting characters, good humor, and engaging action sequences, once again under the direction of Bryan Singer, the man who arguably started the public’s… Continue Reading

“High School Musical” Graduates to the Big Screen

High School Musical 3: Senior Year poster

3 out of 5 stars (average) Note: Upon rewatching this film, I find it absolutely shocking that I once enjoyed it.  The acting and writing are laughable, (the former especially for Vanessa Hudgens) the music numbers, while well-produced, took me out of the films’ reality, and the self-congratulatory ending is ludicrous.  I would give it… Continue Reading

“Penelope”: Down and snout

2 out of 5 stars (has some good moments, but is overall bad) Penelope (played by Christina Ricci) is a girl with a pig snout for a nose. Many years before she was born, a witch put a curse on her family: the next newborn girl would have the face of a pig. The curse… Continue Reading