Category Archive: Film Reviews

Flash Review: A Million Ways To Die In The West [2014]

I braced for the worst… and it never came. I had all but given up hope after the ghastly preview for Seth MacFarlane’s latest surfaced, but surprisingly, no, the best bits weren’t in the… Continue reading

Flash Review: Edge of Tomorrow [2014]

Can we please keep Tom Cruise for 50 more years? The man still has it and it’s all on display in Edge of Tomorrow, a thoroughly satisfying and unexpectedly solid actioner. At 51,… Continue reading

Flash Review: Maleficent [2014]

Perhaps in another scenario, I would’ve absolutely loathed a movie that takes a beloved animated story and its iconic villain and turns them on their heads, rendering the horned evil fairy into more… Continue reading

The Fault In Our Stars [2014]

Directed by: Josh Boone Written by: Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber; based on the novel by John Green Starring: Shailene Woodley, Ansel Elgort, Nat Wolff, Laura Dern, Willem Dafoe, Mike Birbiglia It’s not like… Continue reading

X-Men: Days of Future Past [2014]

Directed by: Bryan Singer Written by: Simon Kinberg, based on a story by Jane Goldman, Matthew Vaughn and Kinberg Starring: James McAvoy, Michael Fassbender, Hugh Jackman, Jennifer Lawrence, Patrick Stewart, Ian McKellen, Nicholas… Continue reading

Flash Review: Godzilla [2014]

  Is it Gareth Edwards’s, like, goal in life to bore people to death or am I just immune to his “charms”? After Monsters and now this, I am almost convinced he’s spearheading… Continue reading

Scattered Frames: The Monster Lunchbox of Budapest

Hello everyone! Welcome to the newest edition of Scattered Frames. Today we review Wes Anderson’s latest, star-studded affair, a charming Indian dramedy and a kaiju adventure set in “Mexico”. Check it out! The… Continue reading

Flash Review: A Streetcar Named Desire (1951)

Marlon Brando is out-of-this-world great in this mid-century film by Elia Kazan, based on the play by Tennessee Williams, but he’s stranded alone in a stuffy, impossibly melodramatic domestic drama that goes on… Continue reading

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 [2014]

Directed by: Marc Webb Written by: Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci and Jeff Pinkner; story by Kurtzman, Orci, Pinkner and James Vanderbilt; based on the comic by Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Starring: Andrew… Continue reading