The Incredible Hulk (2008)

After Iron Man wowed audiences in the summer, the freshly minted Marvel Studios moved forward with their next big hero one month later. You wouldn’t like him when he’s angry. Can Marvel keep the good times rolling with the green guy? This is Louis Leterrier’s The Incredible Hulk! Advertisements

Supernatural: Season 1 (2005)

“Dad’s on a hunting trip. And he hasn’t been home in a few days.” Who knew that simple line would signal the beginning of a long-running television series? Created by Eric Kripke, Supernatural has been on the air for over ten years now, becoming a staple of geek culture. What makes it so successful? Buckle your seatbelt,…

The Night of the Hunter (1955)

Black and white movies never cease to surprise me. Take The Night of the Hunter for instance. The 1955 film appears unassuming and aims to bring chills down people’s spines. While not an initial success upon release, it has found a massive appreciation in the long run. Is this movie still able to bring chills to a modern…

The Intouchables (2011)

There’s something about unlikely friendships that people can’t get enough of. Whether it be cheetahs and puppies or cats and infants, we just feel happy. Take the French film The Intouchables. While not about cute fluffy animals, it does have an unlikely pair of men that forge a life-changing friendship. Will it crack a smile on your…

Iron Man (2008)

In 2008, a small superhero film was released. It’s premiere was part of a bigger plan. The Marvel Cinematic Universe is unlike anything we’ve seen before in the film industry. And it all had to start somewhere. In preparation for Avengers: Infinity War in May of 2018, I am going to review the MCU films, beginning with…

Looney Tunes: Back in Action (2003)

The Looney Tunes are iconic. People loved their fast pace cartoons, witty dialogue, and entertaining characters. They reached peak popularity in the 40’s and 50’s before retiring from cartoons. After their retirement, they lived on through films. The last of these films was Looney Tunes: Back in Action. Was director Joe Dante able to bring these…

The Good Place: Season 1 (2016)

What happens when we die? Many have provided their own theories on the mysterious afterlife and many interpretations have come about. Well, Michael Schur has thrown his own hat into the ring with his new comedy The Good Place. *Spoilers Ahead*

My Man Godfrey (1936)

Everyone says that their family is some degree of crazy. Forgotten man turned butler Godfrey might say otherwise about the Bullock family. One of many screwball comedies to come out of the Golden Age, can Gregory La Cava’s 1936 entry make its mark? Going further, can it stay fresh over 80 years later? Let’s talk about My…

Ten of My Favorite Movies

I’ve been working on this blog for about 6 months, and I think it’s finally time to share some of my favorite movies with you guys. I’m not going to be putting these in any particular order, because each of my favorites have something wonderful about them that is unique to them. And of course,…

Twin Peaks (1990-1991)

Have you ever thought your town was too boring? Well, David Lynch as the place for you! Just come on up to Twin Peaks, Washington. Twin Peaks aired in the early ’90s and immediately became a cult sensation, despite its short run on ABC. So, is the cult  following for Twin Peaks deserved? Let’s order some black coffee and…

Young Frankenstein (1974)

We all know the story of Frankenstein and his monster. The two have become solidified in movie history as movie icons. But what about his grandson? Mel Brooks and Gene Wilder attempt to answer this and more questions in the 1974 comedy Young Frankenstein. Does it succeed? Let’s take a trip to the Frankenstein castle and see…