Oscar Catch-up Review: ‘Maleficient: Mistress of Evil’ Flames Out Despite Interesting Ideas

One of the legendary Disney villains, Maleficient seems like an incredibly interesting character to build a film around. With Angelina Jolie taking on the famed witch, there was plenty of reason for excitement when Maleficent came to theaters in 2014. Despite ravaging the box office, the first film left little impression on pop culture and most of us … Continue reading Oscar Catch-up Review: ‘Maleficient: Mistress of Evil’ Flames Out Despite Interesting Ideas

Film Review: ‘The Ant-Man and the Wasp’ is a Solid Summer Crime Comedy

The last "Ant-Man" film was plagued with controversy. Popular geek director Edgar Wright left the project after creative disagreements with Marvel's head honchos. This brought on Peyton Reed at the last minute, and the "Bring It On" director quickly steered the film into port. The film was a hit but still felt like it was missing something. However, … Continue reading Film Review: ‘The Ant-Man and the Wasp’ is a Solid Summer Crime Comedy