The Expendables 3

As I get older, I find that it’s more difficult to get up the energy to even mow the lawn,…

Land Ho!

Two elderly ex-brothers-in-law embark on an impromptu journey around the surreal landscape of Iceland in Land Ho! Newly-retired Texas doctor…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Reboots of franchises can be a good idea if they’re done right. The recent Godzilla is a perfect example of…

The Hundred-Foot Journey

A young, aspiring Indian cook hopes to one day fulfill his mother’s dreams by becoming a great chef in The…

Into the Storm

A small Midwestern town finds itself at the mercy of several catastrophic tornadoes in Into the Storm. Silverton High School…

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The Expendables 3

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As I get older, I find that it’s more difficult to get up the energy to even mow the lawn, let alone go off into battle or fight someone younger. I have immense respect for anyone who somehow pulls off these stunts in their golden years. Sylvester Stallone and crew face those kinds of challenges and recruit some new blood…

Land Ho!

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Two elderly ex-brothers-in-law embark on an impromptu journey around the surreal landscape of Iceland in Land Ho! Newly-retired Texas doctor Mitch (Earl Lynn Nelson) needs something to break the monotony that now dominates his life. It’s time for something drastic — something that might also bring a new perspective and outlook. Retirement has only underscored his place in the bigger picture.…

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Movie Poster

Reboots of franchises can be a good idea if they’re done right. The recent Godzilla is a perfect example of how a reboot can still feel fresh and entertain audiences. I can’t be as positive about the reboot — is this the second or third attempt? — of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the original comic…

The Hundred-Foot Journey

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A young, aspiring Indian cook hopes to one day fulfill his mother’s dreams by becoming a great chef in The Hundred-Foot Journey. Hassan Haji (Manish Dayal) grew up surrounded by the aromatic ambiance provided by his family’s well-regarded Indian restaurant. His lifelong fascination with food came directly from his mother. She spent many long evenings lovingly sharing her most treasured…

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Into the Storm

Into the Storm Movie Poster

A small Midwestern town finds itself at the mercy of several catastrophic tornadoes in Into the Storm. Silverton High School is preparing for the graduation of its latest senior class. For the moment, the skies…

What If

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Boy meets girl. Boy falls for girl. Girl has boyfriend. Oh, boy. What If. Heartbroken Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe) decides to finally drag himself out of the doldrums by attending a friend’s party. His old college…

Calvary

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An Irish priest taking confessions is mortally threatened by one of his parishioners in Calvary. Every Sunday brings a litany of never-ending sins confessed to the local priest by his flock of imperfect penitents. Father James Lavelle…

The Stigma of Indie Games

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The PlayStation 4 launched last year, and just like every other console launch, there aren’t very many compelling games out even now. However, Sony went and actively bought out indie games to bring to their…

Guardians of the Galaxy

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It has been an interesting summer for the major superhero movies. Things started off strong with Captain America: The Winter Soldier because it went beyond its superhero origin. I was disappointed by The Amazing Spider-Man…