The Huntsman: Winter’s War

Following the cheating scandal involving star Kristen Stewart and director Rupert Sanders, the sequel to “Snow White and the Huntsman”became simply “The Huntsman” and later “The Huntsman: Winters War.” Now after all of that, we finally get to see if it was all worth it. Depending on your definition of a good movie, the movie is both a success and a failure. Here, my idea of a good movie is one that makes sense within the world that it has established, is well-acted and well- scripted and looks good. “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” hits some of those points, but its … Continue reading The Huntsman: Winter’s War

The Jungle Book

I’ll be honest. I don’t fully remember watching the Disney animated “The Jungle Book” as a kid. Sure, I’m sure that I watched it a few times as most of us do, but beyond the “Bare Necessities” I really don’t recall much about it. So going into Jon Favreau’s 2016 live-action remake of the tale, I had a fairly clean slate. Immediately, you are confronted with the unmistakable reality that the CGI animals in this movie are AMAZING. We first see the wolf cubs and Bagheera(Sir Ben Kingsley) as they train with Mowgli(Neel Sethi) in the ways of the jungle. … Continue reading The Jungle Book

The Boss

Have you ever been to a movie that you enjoyed but forgot the moment you left about the entirety of the movie? It’s been a while since we’ve had one of those mindnumbingly but enjoyably films, what with having just wrapped both awards season and the proverbial movie graveyard of the spring. But what it means by is return is: welcome to summer movie season! In “The Boss,” Melissa McCarthy portrays Michelle Denning, a televangelist-esque, Martha Stewart-esque business woman, who learned from an early age the only person watching out for you is you. Kristen Bell plays her assistant, Claire, … Continue reading The Boss