How to Train Your Dragon 2 (2014)

How to Train Your Dragon 2: Dragon Is Man’s Best Friend

The Viking village of Berk is united with dragons, thanks to the friendship between Hiccup (Jay Baruchel) and his dragon, Toothless. With everything going so well, Hiccup’s father and chief of Berk, Stoick (Gerard Butler), has decided to step down and let his son rule. Hiccup, however, isn’t ready to be chief. Continue reading “How to Train Your Dragon 2: Dragon Is Man’s Best Friend”

Chloe Moretz in Kick-Ass 2

Kick-Ass 2: Jim Carrey, Rape, and The Sequel

So the first Kick-Ass movie rocked, right? It was one of those movies that took me completely by surprise when I saw it (If I had read the comic, I would’ve been more aware). I thought, “A bunch of nerds playing superhero? This should be funny.” And then it turned out to be a seriously violent reflection of what it means to be a superhero. Continue reading “Kick-Ass 2: Jim Carrey, Rape, and The Sequel”

Movie 43

Movie 43 is About as Funny as Its Title

You know what’s not hilarious? Paying $9 a person for a movie that is so awful that you have to drink away the memories of just how awful it was. I will tell you right now that Movie 43 is one of the worst movies I’ve seen in a while. The last movie I saw that was this bad was The Watch—and even THAT had a more coherent storyline than this movie.  Continue reading “Movie 43 is About as Funny as Its Title”

ParaNorman movie

Stop-Motion! ParaNorman Time

Okay, so ParaNorman was made by the same people who made the Academy-Award-winning Coraline (which was also super freaky), so I knew it was going to be good. I didn’t see it in 3D because I didn’t feel it warranted 3D. A stop-motion film is amazing as it is. It doesn’t need any of that cinematic bullshit because, if it’s a good movie, there’s nothing to cover up (like a lacking plot or terrible acting).  Continue reading “Stop-Motion! ParaNorman Time”