My Favorite Films of 2015

Yes, yes, this post is very late. I wanted to see The Revenant before making this list in hopes of it landing a spot in the top 10. Did it? Read on to find out, but before listing honorable mentions, I do want to reflect a little on the past year in films. Many may…

Spotlight Review

The point of a trailer for a film is to entice audience to go and see that film. When I saw the trailer for Spotlight I thought that it would be a bland journalistic film, and boy was I wrong. While it may not be a perfect film, it certainly comes close and ranks as…

Birdman Review

Wow, what an experience. When I first saw the trailer for this film, I thought it looked fairly good. There was certainly a bit of weirdness in the trailer, but when I heard the film was edited to look like it was shot in one take, I was instantly hooked. I love long takes, and…

Need for Speed Review

I cannot recall a video game adaptation that I thought was particularly good. I have not seen too many of them, but I thought at best they were fun. Need for Speed falls within the same category. While I do think there were fun parts, it ultimately suffers from poor direction, a bad script, and…

Robocop Review

First of all, I have never seen the original Robocop film, so there will be no comparisons in this review. While I did have alot of fun with this film, it did suffer from several problems. The plot is not very engaging, but the robot/human conflict is. I thought the film raised some very interesting…