War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

Slackers Gotta Slack: Let’s Play Movie Catchup!

So I’ve been bad about writing reviews this month. Because summer and shit. You know how it goes. Eating too much barbecue, doing things outside, occasionally getting super depressed thinking about how the inevitable heat death of the universe is coming for us all. The usual stuff. And hey! I managed to tackle Spider-Man: Homecoming, so that’s an accomplishment. But I still have drafts sitting open for Baby DriverWar for the Planet of the Apes, and Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets that, let’s be honest, I’m not going to finish. So I figured, screw it, let’s just drop a quick review for each into a single post. That way, we can get caught up! Continue reading “Slackers Gotta Slack: Let’s Play Movie Catchup!”

Andrew Garfield as The Amazing Spider-Man

The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Would Have, Could Have, Should Have

Peter Parker, a.k.a. the Amazing Spider-Man (Andrew Garfield), has become the unofficial hero of New York City, though there are some who question his vigilantism. After graduating from high school, Peter breaks up with long-time girlfriend, Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), claiming that he’s unable to forget the promise he made to her father about protecting her. And just in time, too, as former Oscorp electrical engineer Max Dillon (Jamie Foxx) suffers a horrible accident and becomes villain Electro. On top of that, Peter’s trying to learn more about his father’s secrets while reuniting with childhood friend Harry Osborn (Dane DeHaan), who has a few secrets of his own. Continue reading “The Amazing Spider-Man 2: Would Have, Could Have, Should Have”