Kenneth Branagh's Cinderella

Cinderella: A Beautiful, Dead-Horse-Beating Film

Ella (Lily James) is forced into servitude by her stepmother (Cate Blanchett) and her stepsisters, Drisella (Sophie McShera) and Anastasia (Holliday Grainger), after the death of her father. Just when everything seems hopeless, however, she meets Kit (Richard Madden), her kingdom’s prince, who must choose a bride at the ball. Continue reading “Cinderella: A Beautiful, Dead-Horse-Beating Film”

Chris Hemsworth as Thor

Thor: The Dark World Is What a Marvel Shampoo Commercial Would Look Like

Ah, mighty Thor. It’s been a while since we’ve seen your muscly goodness and Thoreal tresses (Yeah, I’ve got a million hair jokes for this movie). Thor came out in 2011 and was immediately followed by The Avengers in 2012. Many people said that Thor was the weakest film of Marvel’s Phase 1. I’m more inclined to think that trophy should go to Captain America, but that’s just me. Continue reading “Thor: The Dark World Is What a Marvel Shampoo Commercial Would Look Like”