Ted 2 (Movie) Review

Ted 2 (Movie) Review 1

Last week Pixar reminded us that big crowd-pleasing summer movies could actually come laced with subtext and moral lessons greater than their superficial entertainment value. This week we get a sequel to a Seth MacFarlane comedy about a pot-smoking teddy bear. So, now we’re back to normal. Yep, summer movie season isn’t about filmmakers striving … Read more

Lucy Movie Review

Lucy Movie Review 1

Over the last 30 years Luc Besson has turned himself into a one man Eurotrash action movie factory. He started by writing and directing cult hits like La Femme Nikita, Leon: The Professional, and The Fifth Element before going on to supervise a decade’s worth of glorious B-movie bliss as writer/producer for District B13, The … Read more

The Lego Movie (Movie) Review

The Lego Movie (Movie) Review 1

When you sit down and really think about it, Lego shouldn’t be popular anymore. The Danish building blocks were groundbreaking playthings in 1949, but in days when toddlers are picking up iPads, they should be passé. Yet, Lego’s probably more popular than ever. There are a number of reasons why: nostalgia, simplicity, cross-marketing in videogames/playsets, … Read more