Rampage is Highly Entertaining & Deceptively Well Made (Review)

Rampage is Highly Entertaining & Deceptively Well Made (Review)

I don’t really want to admit it, but I wanted to see Rampage since the moment I first heard about it.  Younger Mark LOVED the old Rampage video game and apparently I still harbor some fondness for the franchise because I was excited to see the film.   Weird that it’s another Kaiju movie – is this just a new trend or am I suffering from the Baader-Meinhof effect because I saw Pacific Rim 2?  This one didn’t have giant robots though, so humanity was at a distinct disadvantage. I guess if Charlie Hunnam had been there, maybe it would have been a much shorter movie.  Read more

Love the Coopers: A Well Cast Emotional Sugar Rush That Came Too Soon [Review]

Love the Coopers: A Well Cast Emotional Sugar Rush That Came Too Soon [Review]

It seems a little early for Christmas films, doesn’t it? I’m not partial to family dramas or holiday films.  But this week it was either Love the Coopers or The 33, and I was simply not prepared to watch trapped Chilean miners for 2 hours.  Still, I have to say I had a great time.  Maybe I was tired, maybe I’m a sentimentalist at heart (despite all evidence) but I loved this movie and was glad I went to see it.

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