Captain America: Civil War

Captain America: Civil War Review

Release Date: May 6th, 2016 Director: Joe and Anthony Russo Studio: Marvel / Disney Starring: Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/Captain America), Robert Downey Jr. (Tony Stark/Iron Man), Anthony Mackie (Sam Wilson/Falcon), Sebastian Stan (Bucky Barnes/Winter Soldier), Chadwick Boseman (T’Challa/Black Panther), Scarlet Johansson (Natasha Romanov/Black Widow), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/Scarlet Witch), Jeremy Renner (Clint Barton/Hawkeye), Don Cheadle (James Rhodes/War Machine), Paul…

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice Review

Release Date: March 25th, 2016 Director: Zack Snyder Studio: Warner Brothers Starring: Henry Cavill (Superman / Clark Kent), Ben Affleck (Batman / Bruce Wayne), Amy Adams (Lois Lane), Jesse Eisenberg (Lex Luthor), Holly Hunter (Senator Finch), Laurence Fishburne (Perry White), Gal Gadot (Wonder Woman / Diana Prince), Jeremy Irons (Alfred Pennyworth), Diane Lane (Martha Kent),…

Deadpool

Deadpool Review

Deadpool Release Date: February 2nd, 2016 Dir. Tim Miller Starring: Ryan Reynolds (Deadpool/ Wade Wilson), Ed Skrein (Ajax), Morena Baccarin (Vanessa), T.J. Miller (Weasel), Brianna Hildebrand (Negasonic Teenage Warhead), Stefan Kapicic (Colossus), Gina Carano (Angel Dust), Leslie Uggams (Blind Al), Karan Soni (Dopinder) Initial Thoughts I was thrilled back when the “leaked” Deadpool footage caused…

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens

Release date: December 18th, 2015 Dir. J.J. Abrams Starring: Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Oscar Isaacs (Poe Dameron), Adam Driver (Kylo Ren), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz Kanata), Andy Serkis (Supreme Leader Snoke), Domhnall Gleeson (General Hux), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (General Leia Organa), Gwendoline Christie (Chrometrooper), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca), Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker)…

Mockingjay Part 2

Mockingjay Part 2 Review

Release Date: November 20th, 2015 Dir. Francis Lawrence Starring: Jennifer Lawrence (Katniss Everdeen), Josh Hutcherson (Peeta Mellark), Liam Hemsworth (Gale Hawthorne), Phillip Seymour Hoffman (Plutarch Havensbee), Woody Harrelson (Haymitch Abernathy), Sam Claflin (Finnick Odair), Donald Sutherland (President Snow), Julianne Moore (President Coin), Jeffrey Wright (Beetee), Willow Shields (Primrose Everdeen), Elizabeth Banks (Effie Trinket), Mahershala Ali…

The Martian

The Martian Review

Release date: October 2nd, 2015 Dir. Ridley Scott Starring: Matt Damon (Mark Watney), Jessica Chastain (Melissa Lewis), Michael Pena (Teddy Sanders), Jeff Daniels (Rick Martinez), Kristen Wiig (Annie Montrose), Sean Bean (Mitch Henderson), Kate Mara (Beth Johanssen), Sebastian Stan (Chris Beck), Donald Glover (Rich Purnell), Mackenzie Davis (Mindy Park), Chiwetel Ejiofor (Vincent Kapoor), Aksel Hennie…

The Scorch Trials

The Scorch Trials Review

The Scorch Trials Release: September 18th, 2015 Dir. Wes Ball Starring: Dylan O’Brien (Thomas), Ki Hong Lee (Minho), Thomas Brodie-Sangster (Newt), Giancarlo Esposito (Jorge), Aidan Gillian (Janson), Kaya Scodelario (Theresa), Dexter Darden (Frypan), Rosa Salazar (Brenda), Jacob Lofland (Aris), Alexander Flores (Winston) Initial Thoughts I walked into The Maze Runner last year and was so…

The Man From U.N.C.L.E.

The Man From U.N.C.L.E. Review

Release Date: August 14th, 2015 Dir. Guy Ritchie Cast: Henry Cavill (Napoleon Solo), Armie Hammer (Ilya Kuryakin), Alicia Vikander (Gaby Teller), Elizabeth Debicki (Victoria Vinciguerra), Hugh Grant (Waverly), Luca Calvani (Alexander), Jared Harris (Sanders) Initial Thoughts When I walked into The Man from U.N.C.L.E. I literally knew only two things about it. 1. It was a spy…

Ant-Man Logo

Ant-Man Review

Release Date: 7/17/2015 Dir. Peyton Reed Cast: Paul Rudd (Scott Lang), Michael Douglas (Hank Pym), Evangeline Lilly (Hope van Dyne), Corey Stoll (Darren Cross), Michael Pena (Luis), TI Harris (Dave), Judy Greer (Maggie), Abby Ryder Fortson (Cassie) Initial Thoughts After the major risk that Marvel took last year with Guardians of the Galaxym people ere…

Jurassic World

Jurassic World Review

Dir. Colin Trevorrow Release Date: 6/12/2015 Cast: Chris Pratt (Owen), Bryce Dallas Howard (Claire), Vincent D’Onofrio (Hoskins), Ty Simpkins (Gray), Nick Robinson (Zach), Irrfan Kahn (Simon Masrani), Jake Johnson (Lowery), Omar Sy (Barry) Initial Thoughts I’ve only watched Jurassic Park. Not 2 or 3. Only the first one. I liked it, but it was never…

ageofultron

Avengers: Age of Ultron Review

Release Date: 5/1/2015 Dir. Joss Whedon Starring: Robert Downey Jr (Tony Stark/ Iron Man), Chris Evans (Steve Rogers/ Captain America), Scarlett Johansson (Natasha Romanov/ Black Widow), Chris Hemsworth (Thor), Mark Ruffalo (Bruce Banner/ Hulk), Jeremey Renner (Clint Barton/ Hawkeye), Samuel L Jackson (Nick Fury), Elizabeth Olsen (Wanda Maximoff/ Scarlet Witch), Aaron Taylor-Johnson (Pietro Maximoff/ Quicksilver),…

Kingsman: The Secret Service

Kingsman: The Secret Service Review

Release Date: February 13th, 2015 Dir. Matthew Vaughn Starring: Colin Firth (Harry Hall), Taron Egerton (Eggsy), Samuel L. Jackson (Valentine), Mark Strong (Merlin), Michael Caine (Arthur), Sofia Boutella (Gazelle), Jack Davenport (Lancelot), Sofie Cookson (Roxy) Initial Thoughts Kingsman: The Secret Service was initially scheduled to be released in November, but was pushed back to February and…

Project Almanac

Project Almanac Review

Release date:1/30/2015 Dir. Dean Isrealite Starring: Jonny Weston (David), Sofia Black-D’Elia (Jessie), Sam Lerner (Quinn), Allen Evangelista (Adam), Virginia Gardner (Christina) Initial Reaction I love time travel movies and when I see one that shows even a modicum of promise, I’m on board. Project Almanac had that shimmer of promise, so I looked into this…

Mortdecai

Mortdecai Review

Release Date: 1/23/2015 Dir. David Koepp Starring: Johnny Depp (Charlie Mortdecai), Gwyneth Paltrow (Johanna Mortdecai), Paul Bettany (Jock), Ewan McGreggor (Alistair Martland), Olivia Munn (Georgina Krampf), Jeff Goldblum (Krampf), Jonny Pasvolsky (Emil) Initial Thoughts Mortdecai is a comedic thriller filled with gags and slapstick and awkward humor. While it certainly won’t end up being the…

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies Review

Release Date: 12/17/2014 Dir. Peter Jackson Starring: Martin Freeman (Bilbo Baggins), Ian McKellan (Gandalf), Richard Armitage (Thorin Oakenshield), Lee Pace (Thranduil), Luke Evans (Bard), Orlando Bloom (Legolas Greenleaf), Evangeline Lilly (Tauriel), Aidan Turner (Kili), Ryan Gage (Alfrid), Billy Connolly (Dain), Manu Bennett (Azog the Defiler), Benedict Cumberbatch (Smaug/ Necromancer), Slyvester McCoy (Radagast), Cate Blanchett (Galadriel),…