Category Archives: action

The Commuter (2018) Rated PG-13

An ex-cop becomes wrapped up in a conspiracy while taking his regular commute home. Starring Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, and Patrick Wilson. Again, this is another film with an interesting premise that falls short in delivery. What brings the story together … Continue reading

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Iron Man 3 (2013) Rated PG-13

When Tony Stark’s world is torn apart by a terrorist, he starts rebuilding and seeking retribution. Starring  Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, and Don Cheadle. Iron Man 3 is the quintessential superhero movie. The film balances action and the superhero’s … Continue reading

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A Wish For Giants (2018) Rated NR

A volunteer for Wish Kingdom must find a way to make a wish come true for a girl who wants to meet Bigfoot. Based on the book by  Aaron Dunbar. Starring Naysa Altmeyer, Alexa Mechling, and Connor McClain. Where to start with … Continue reading

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Star Trek: Into Darkness (2013) Rated PG-13

Starfleet finds a terrorist among them. Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, and Zoe Saldana. As a daughter of a Trekkie, I’m getting rather irritated by this new timeline that they have decided to follow. I felt that this movie went farther … Continue reading

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World War Z (2013) Rated PG-13

A former United Nations investigator is in a race against time to save the world from the zombie apocalypse. Based on the book, World War Z: An Oral History of the Zombie War by Max Brooks. Starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, and … Continue reading

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A Warrior’s Heart (2011) Rated PG

A high school La Crosse player deals with the death of his father, having a new coach, and his own arrogance. Starring Kellan Lutz, Adam Beach, and Ridge Canipe. This film is a predictable teenage sports drama; it didn’t leave much … Continue reading

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Dead Man Down (2013) Rated TV-14

A crime lord’s right-hand man and a woman seek revenge. Starring Colin Farrell, Noomi Rapace, and Terrence Howard. This film is supposed to be a thriller noir. The film doesn’t know what it is; it flows from being a romance to … Continue reading

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Krypton (SYFY) Rated TV-14

Superman’s grandfather fights for justice on Krypton. Starring Shaun Sipos, Elliot Cowan, and Ann Ogbomo. This TV series takes us back through the history of Krypton, where we get to see Superman’s grandfather become a man who honors the household of El. … Continue reading

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Justice League (2017) Rated PG-13

Bruce Wayne enlists a group of superheroes to fight a new evil. Starring Ben Affleck, Henry Cavill, and Amy Adams. I really wish they would go back to what makes these characters great. The film is at its best by showing … Continue reading

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Oblivion (2013) Rated PG-13

 A veteran is assigned to extract Earth’s remaining resources. Starring Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko. The CGI and special effects are the true stars of this film, and Cruise seems made for his role. Unfortunately, the story lacks cohesion and … Continue reading

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