Guardians Of The Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Come for the Music, Stay for the Laughs

This should be obvious by now, but I have to say it anyway. Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a vibrant explosion of fun, and I don’t know what you’re doing with your life if you haven’t seen it. Now that that’s out of the way, we pick up where we left off from Guardians of the GalaxyContinue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2: Come for the Music, Stay for the Laughs”

emma stone, bradley cooper, and rachel mcadams in aloha

Aloha: A Better Disaster Movie Than San Andreas

Defense contractor Bryan Gilcrest (Bradley Cooper) heads to Hawaii to work on a satellite launch for his boss, Carson Welch (Bill Murray). While in Hawaii, Bryan catches up with his ex-girlfriend, Tracy (Rachel McAdams), and forms a new relationship with his Air Force liaison and F-22 fighter pilot Allison Ng (Emma Stone). Continue reading “Aloha: A Better Disaster Movie Than San Andreas”

Clint Eastwood's American Sniper

American Sniper: A Good Film That Could’ve Been Better With More Depth

Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) was a professional rodeo rider from Texas who eventually became the greatest sniper in American history. Kyle had 160 confirmed kills during his four tours in the Iraq War, which he later wrote about in his book, American Sniper, upon which this Clint Eastwood-directed movie is based. Continue reading “American Sniper: A Good Film That Could’ve Been Better With More Depth”

Guardians of the Galaxy Is a Must-See For Everyone

Although a peace treaty has been signed between the Kree and the Xandarians, the fanatic Ronan the Accuser (Lee Pace) intends to wipe out Xandar with the help of a highly-coveted Infinity Stone, which was unknowingly stolen by Peter Quill, a.k.a. Star Lord (Chris Pratt). Continue reading “Guardians of the Galaxy Is a Must-See For Everyone”

David O. Russell's American Hustle

American Hustle: When Sassy Meets Gritty

American Hustle follows the story of con artists Irving Rosenfeld (Christian Bale) and Sydney Prosser (Amy Adams), who run a loan business called London Associates where Prosser pretends to be a British banking advisor named Lady Edith Greensly. When they’re busted by FBI agent Richie DiMaso (Bradley Cooper), Rosenfeld and Prosser are forced to help the FBI. Their new target? Mayor Carmine Polito of New Jersey, who’s taking dirty money to start casinos that will revive Atlantic City’s economy. Continue reading “American Hustle: When Sassy Meets Gritty”

Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper in Silver Linings Playbook

Silver Linings Playbook: The Silver Lining of All of the Movies in 2012

Guys, I don’t know what to do with myself anymore. I keep seeing these potential award-winning films, and they just keep getting better and better. It’s getting to the point where I see them and then have a mental breakdown afterward trying to figure out where I’m going to place my bets. And I have to say, Silver Linings Playbook, which I saw last Thursday, really threw a wrench into this whole mix. And I don’t mean it threw a wrench like my boyfriend does after he’s been trying to get a nut off of the flux capacitor or whatever on his car for three hours. I mean it made me completely reconsider everything I’ve been thinking about the movies that have been nominated thus far. Continue reading “Silver Linings Playbook: The Silver Lining of All of the Movies in 2012”