26 January 2018. The sun sets over Lake Michigan as a cool breeze ruffles the hair of the secretive creatures that scutter towards their lair for the next 24 hours. The time, 6:00 PM; the place, Norris Auditorium; and the event all these curiously masochistic examples of humanity have gathered for; B-Fest 2018 It Begins: […]Read more "B-Fest 2018 – Craptastic Voyage"
As usual, a day late and a dollar short, but my quick, down-and-dirty thoughts are that I’d rate it as a pleasant enough way to spend 2 hours. My biggest gripe would be that there were too many times where it felt more like a satire on the original trilogy than a sequel to it. […]Read more "My Very Brief- Spolier-Free Take on Star Wars: The Force Awakens"
Big dumb summer popcorn fun. But first, previews: Ant-Man – Nothing to say about this one that I didn’t already say here. The Gallows – Looks like another found-footage cheapie full of jump scares. Lame. The Last Witch Hunter – Looks like stupid good fun, with too much CGI. Rather like today’s feature then, except […]Read more "At the Movies: Why The Rock is San Andreas’s Real Villain"
I know. I’m a day late and a dollar short on this one, especially as I saw it two weeks ago now. What can I say, It’s been a weird May. Previews first: Fan4astic(sic) – Saw the long version this time and it did not make me any more enthusiastic about the movie than the […]Read more "At The Movies: Avengers – Age of Ultron"
Finally managed a deferred date night to go see Kingsman:The Secret Service (Note to future self: do not attempt to get into a movie theater on Valentine’s Day ever again, you will fail miserably). My thoughts follow, but first, trailers! FANT4STIC (sic) – This actually looks less appealing than the trashy series being rebooted. Those movies […]Read more "At The Movies: Kingsman: The Secret Service"