Author: Cameron Hoover

Director: Zack Snyder Studio(s): DC Films, RatPac Entertainment, Atlas Entertainment, Cruel and Unusual Films Cast: Ben Affleck, Gal Gadot, Henry Cavill, Ezra Miller, Jason Momoa, Ray Fisher Release Date: Nov. 17, 2017 Rating:     I have a love/hate relationship with the DC Comics Extended Universe. Of the first four films in the franchise, I […]

By: Cameron Hoover “Chasing the dragon” is an ancient slang phrase of Cantonese origin from Hong Kong, in reference to the feeling a drug addict gets when they first get high. The process of chasing the dragon begins with the first, glorious high. Everything feels fine. The person who induces the drug is floating through […]

By: Cameron Hoover Let me preface this article by admitting that I’ve never seen an episode of Dr. Who in my life. It’s just one of those shows that I didn’t see as a fruitful use of my time. The plot seemed so convoluted that it almost seemed counterproductive for me to get myself involved […]

By: Cameron Hoover Director: Rupert Sanders Studio: Paramount Pictures Cast: Scarlett Johansson, Michael Pitt, Pilou Asbæk Release Date: March 31st, 2017 Rating: N/A Ghost in the Shell is, by all accounts, a painfully mediocre movie. Mamoru Oshii’s classic anime version from 1995 is beloved for not only its cool action and graphic imagery, but also […]

By: Cameron Hoover Director: Jordan Vogt-Roberts Studio(s): Legendary Entertainment, Tencent Pictures Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, John C. Reilly, Tom Hiddleston, Brie Larson Release Date: March 10th, 2017 Rating: Kong: Skull Island is the second entry into Warner Bros. and Legendary Entertainment’s “MonsterVerse,” with 2014’s Godzilla reboot being the first. Warner Bros. is using these famous […]

By: Cameron Hoover Director: James Mangold Studio: Marvel Entertainment Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Boyd Holbrook, Dafne Keen Release Date: March 3, 2017 Rating: Logan is the best comic book movie Marvel has ever created. At times, I forgot that I was even watching a comic book movie, because it’s just so unlike anything we’ve […]

Well, ladies and gentlemen, the time is almost here. Logan comes out today, March 3, 2017, in what appears to be Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart’s last film portraying superheroes Wolverine and Professor X, respectively. It has been a long ride for both of these characters, filled with lots of ups and downs along the […]

Photo courtesy of indiewire.com Director: Jordan Peele Studio: Blumhouse Productions Cast: Daniel Kaluuya, Allison Williams, Bradley Whitford Release Date: February 24, 2017 Rating: I don’t think anyone expected this from Jordan Peele. Made famous by his comedy sketch show, Key & Peele, a psychological horror film seemed like an odd choice for the comedian to […]

Photo courtesy of slashfilm.com Director: Gore Verbinski Studio: Regency Enterprises Cast: Dane DeHaan, Jason Isaacs, Mia Goth Release Date: February 17, 2017 Rating:      I’m really not entirely sure what I just watched, but I think I liked it. In a cinematic landscape of reboots, franchises, reimaginings, and adaptations, director Gore Verbinski gives us something […]


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