Alice Through the Looking Glass

Disney’s latest live action fairy tale is “Alice Through the Looking Glass,” the sequel to 2010’s “Alice in Wonderland.” However, the return to Underland is unfortunately heavy with CGI and light on emotion for viewers. The film, like the book it is based on, follows Alice some time after her first round of adventures in “Underland.” Here she is a sea-captain striving for her “six impossible things before breakfast.” But when she returns to land, she is confronted with the inevitability of growing up and taking responsibility. Saved by the bell,or rather the sound of Alan Rickman’s last performance to … Continue reading Alice Through the Looking Glass

Neighbors 2:Sorority Rising

Okay Hollywood, we need to have a chat. We need to talk about your need to make comedy sequels that need not exist, because the ones that do generally suck. Case in point: Neighbors 2. To fill in those who don’t know, the Neighbors franchise follows new parents Mac(Seth Rogen) and Kelly(Rose Byrne) in their fight for supremacy, and a good nights sleep, against the Greek life housed next door. The first film they faced down Teddy(Zac Efron) and the Delta Psi Beta fraternity, and in the second they faced down Shelby(Chloe Grace Moretz) and the Kappa Nu sorority, after the … Continue reading Neighbors 2:Sorority Rising

Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War

This review, rather than being posted after the promo show, is being posted after my second screening of the film. This is due to the fact that I had knowledge that there were certain scenes filmed in the IMAX format, and the promo show was only in 3D. Moving on. “Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War” is an adaptation of the comic storyline of the same name. There are some obvious changes to the story to adapt to the MCU’s story direction, but we get to the same point. There is a traumatic event involving the Avengers, specifically Scarlet Witch, that leads … Continue reading Marvel’s Captain America: Civil War