Area 51 (2015) review
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Area 51 (2015) review

A group of friends decide to break into Area 51 after one of them presumably has a close encounter with an extraterrestrial. Directed by Oren Peli (Paranormal Activity), Area 51 is a ho-hum affair, another found footage debacle in the ever growing ranks of these cheap, poorly made films.  What makes this one so special, though, … Continue reading

Godzilla (2014) review
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Godzilla (2014) review

An ancient monster fights other ancient monsters while cities get destroyed and people try to fight back. Godzilla, directed by Gareth Edwards (Monsters), is an epic letdown, not the epic showdown the box-art promises .  Sadly, the curse of Elizabeth Olsen continues*.  Godzilla is a bore of the first order, showing you nothing that you haven’t … Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) review
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Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) review

Peter Quill aka Star-Lord (Chris Pratt) and his band of miscreants/outcasts, must save the galaxy from the threat of Ronan the Accuser (Lee Pace). Guardians of the Galaxy  is an invigorating and oftentimes hilarious space opera that charts a new direction for the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU).  In glorious fashion, it introduces a group of … Continue reading

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) review
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Dawn of the Planet of the Apes (2014) review

Ten years after the Simian Flu wiped out the majority of humanity, humans and apes come into contact with one another to disastrous results. Directed by Matt Reeves (Let Me In,  Cloverfield) Dawn of the Planet of the Apes is a masterpiece of cinematic science fiction.  I don’t use that word, masterpiece, lightly.  There just really is … Continue reading