Review: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Director: Dean DeBlois Stars: America Ferrera, Jay Baruchel, Cate Blanchett How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World begins in murk, with the enterprising viking heroes of the first two films liberating a number of caged dragons from hunter/trapper Grimmel (F. Murray Abraham). The sequence sees characters emerging from the mist in a variety of … Continue reading Review: How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World

Review: Sausage Party

Directors: Greg Tiernan, Conrad Vernon Stars: Seth Rogen, Kristen Wiig, Jonah Hill Imagine the life of an animator working for a major movie studio. The care, the patience, the precision, the meticulousness. It takes an admirable combination of creativity and technical skill. The work forces behind these movies are thought of with great esteem and … Continue reading Review: Sausage Party

Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Director: Paul Fieg Stars: Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon, Leslie Jones Everyone calm the shit down. And by everyone, I mean the vocal minority who have been treating this franchise reboot like some kind of personal affront on their own childhood, as if a movie and their actual childhood could possibly be the same thing.  Reboots … Continue reading Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Review: The Martian

As of late my reviews of Ridley Scott films have included caveats regarding how the man's output has disappointed me for quite some time. Granted, I gave the odious looking Exodus:  Gods and Kings as wide a berth as possible, but aside from that it's time for me to eat a little humble pie. While far from perfect, … Continue reading Review: The Martian

Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues

There was a time, a time before Anchorman... But really, who wants to remember that time? Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's first movie about news-reading anarchy has enjoyed the kind of ripple-effect longevity that comedy filmmakers dream of. So it's easy to forget that, on release, the first Anchorman was not considered a success; the reviews were … Continue reading Review: Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues