“Fantastic Four”: Surf’s up, dude

2.5 out of 5 stars (decent) The Fantastic Four: Rubbery Reed Richards, Invisible Sue Storm, Hot Torch-like Johnny Storm, and Hulky Ben Grimm, are back and ready for action. Along with the pressure of being viewed as superheroes by New York City, Reed and Sue are getting married. Problems start when an alien-like creature known… Continue Reading

“Surf’s Up”: Start Laughing

2.5 out of 5 stars (decent)   When Cody Maverick was a child “Big Z,” the best surfer in the world of penguins, came to his island and inspired him to become a surfer. Ever since, Cody has been devoting almost all of his time to surfing. When he’s not sorting fish, he is hitting… Continue Reading

“Shrek the Third”: Third Time’s Charming

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) Note: My opinion on this film has changed drastically since this review.  Upon rewatching it over the years, I feel that the film is a mostly boring affair, with a few jokes that work, but not enough to recommend it to anyone unless they have small children.  It will… Continue Reading

Swing by to see “Spider-Man 3”

3.5 out of 5 stars (above average) Five years ago, Peter Parker got bitten by a genetically engineered super spider, and gained spider abilities that he used to defeat the Green Goblin and Doc Oc. Now Peter is back with three villains, Sandman (Thomas Haden Church), Venom (Topher Grace), and his best friend turned enemy, the… Continue Reading

“Firehouse Dog”: Comedy on Fire

3 out of 5 stars (average) Shane (Josh Hutcherson) is a boy whose dad (played by Bruce Greenwood) is the fire captain for Engine 55. In the beginning of the movie, Josh skips his English class and almost gets away from the spying firefighters until a mysterious dog named Rexx jumps on him, allowing the… Continue Reading