Gifted: A Formulaic Yet Effective Drama That Tugs On Familiar Heartstrings (Review)

Gifted: A Formulaic Yet Effective Drama That Tugs On Familiar Heartstrings (Review)

From time to time, a movie comes along that has the same formula that we’ve all seen numerous times in past films. Gifted is one of the few that sticks to a familiar formula, but is still effective overall. Is it a perfect movie? Not at all. Is it predictable at times? Yes, it is. Is it enjoyable to watch? Surprisingly, yes. Mainly, this is because it is led by a great cast and a wonderful vision from Director Marc Webb (500 Days of Summer). Read more

Civil War: How I Went from Team Cap in The Comics to Team Iron Man for The Film

Civil War: How I Went from Team Cap in The Comics to Team Iron Man for The Film

An odd thing happened to me watching Captain America: Civil War. I went from being Team Cap in the source material to Team Stark – almost immediately and that opinion did not change once – ever during the entire movie. Major Spoilers Alert for this film ahead:

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Captain America: Civil War – Lengthy & Incoherent but Certainly Very Awesome [Review]

Captain America:  Civil War – Lengthy & Incoherent but Certainly Very Awesome [Review]

Before you see how I rated this film, I just want to say a few things.  Captain America:  Civil War was unbelievably well made.  It was beautiful to look at, well acted, funny and likeable.  It really did feel epic.  And I did like it – all 147 minutes of it.  I cannot stress this enough: I did not hate this film.  But, like its DC counterpart, Batman vs Superman: Dawn of Justice, this is a film that absolutely should have been two or three movies instead of one.   The significant difference between Dawn of Justice and Civil War is that Civil War was masterfully done. Read more

First Captain America: Civil War Trailer is Jaw Dropping as The Avengers are Torn Apart

First Captain America: Civil War Trailer is Jaw Dropping as The Avengers are Torn Apart

Captain America: Civil War is directed by Anthony and Joe Russo and is set for release May 6, 2016 featuring a star studded cast headlined by Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Scarlett Johansson.

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