Three years after the smashing success of Jurassic World (the fifth-highest-grossing film of all time), Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom takes audiences back to Isla Nublar for another popcorn blockbuster adventure featuring everyone’s favorite group of reptile offerings. But unlike Jurassic World where we saw mostly one dinosaur creating most of the mayhem on the island, Fallen Kingdom takes audiences back to the island where new dangers arise not only from the dinosaurs, but also from other parties. As the story plays out, it becomes obvious that Fallen Kingdom serves as a reinvention of the franchise. But luckily, the end results are roaring, which make it superior to its predecessor and take the franchise in a bold, new direction. Credit for that goes to director J.A. Bayona (The Orphanage), who delivers another fun-filled dinosaur adventure full of dazzling action and nightmarish scares that make Fallen Kingdom the best Jurassic Park movie since the original.
Amazon has announced that it has greenlit an animated TV series based on the Image Comics/Skybound comic series Invincible from creators Robert Kirkman, Ryan Ottley and Cory Walker. Simon Racioppa (Teen Titans), Justin and Chris Copeland (Avengers Assemble) will serve as showrunner and directors respectively. Read more
Wednesday is here again, which means a new week for new comics (LOST CITY EXPLORERS, KROMBOPULOS MICHAEL & GOD COMPLEX). If you are like me, you may still have a stack of comics that haven’t been read from last week, but how can anyone fault us for reading. Here is a list of books I will be picking up at my local comic shop. Read more
Strange, at the beginning of the movie, the voice actors thanked us for watching. Well technically they thanked us for waiting, but it’s the same thing. Usually that’s the kiss of death for a film but here it didn’t make a difference. Even with this bad omen, it would have been hard for Pixar to ruin Incredibles 2. I love me some Brad Bird – he was ‘Miscellaneous Crew’ of my favorite Pixar movies, including Monsters University and Inside Out. The man knows his stuff. Of course Incredibles 2 is fantastic. Read more
E3 2018 is in the books and I’d like to run down my top 10 favourite reveals from the show including both cinematic and gameplay trailers from upcoming games like The Last of Us Part 2, Cyberpunk 2077, Battletoads and more! Read more
Paramount Pictures released the classic Academy Award-winning Forrest Gump on June 12, 2018 for the first time on 4K UHD Blu-ray – Here is my review: Read more
From Paramount Pictures and director Alan Taylor comes the next instalment of the Terminator film franchise – Terminator Genisys. Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emilia Clarke, Jason Clarke, Jai Courtney, Lee Byung-Hun, J.K. Simmons and Matt Smith, the film is available on 4K UHD Blu-ray combo pack June 12th. Here is my review: Read more
The Jerry Lewis 10-Film DVD Box Set featuring comedy masterpieces like The Nutty Professor, The Ladies Man and The Stooge is available now via Paramount Home Video! Enter now for a chance to win a copy: Read more
Eddie Murphy comedy classics Trading Places and Coming to America are available in brand new special edition Blu-rays, that are available to own TODAY June 12th. Enter now for a chance to win BOTH movies! Read more
SHERLOCK GNOMES brings the fun home on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD June 12 from Paramount Home Media Distribution and Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures (MGM). Here is my review: Read more
If there’s one sequel audiences have been clamoring for years, it’s one for 2004’s The Incredibles. Regarded as one of Pixar’s best films, it was met with high praise for its animation, story, and cast of memorable superheroes; it also happened to come out before the current, golden age of film superheroes. Fast forward 14 years (and the release of a behemoth of superhero movies) and the Incredibles are back in action. With a wait this long and anticipation growing with every passing year, the expectations for director Brad Bird and company to deliver another memorable animated film about everyone’s favorite superhero family were astronomically high. Thankfully however, Incredibles 2 meets expectations and is almost on par with its predecessor, becoming one of the best sequels, both animated and superhero, to come out in recent memory.
This week I saw Hereditary, a new horror film that I’d heard very good things about. It had been compared to The Witch (one of my very favorite horror films) and was supposed to be this decade’s The Exorcist. The trailer didn’t make Hereditary look like much but with endorsements like these, how could I resist? Read more
So this is a musical in space, right? RIGHT? It is going to be odd seeing director Damien Chazelle release a film that doesn’t deal heavily with music, but after the trailer for First Man dropped last night, it looks like we’re in for a thrilling adventure. With an extremely talented cast consisting of Ryan Gosling, Claire Foy, Kyle Chandler, and Jason Clarke, on paper First Man should be a major Oscar contender. Read more