Fifty Shades of Grey (2014)

These are the days I hate being a film nerd. It was going to happen, E.L. James’ novel has been one of the biggest pieces of modern “literature” this decade, and to go along with …

Furious 7 (2015)

The final installment of the “Fast and Furious” saga was released this past weekend, and three days before I was going to see it, it occurred to me that I hadn’t seen on of the …

Dumb and Dumber To (2014)

On the long list of movies that I have not managed to see, “Dumb and Dumber” somehow found itself up in the ranks with “Pulp Fiction” and “Ben-Hur.” So when this sequel came along I …

Cinderella (2015)

Last time I watched “Cinderella,” I was too big for it. Last time I watched “Cinderella,” love stories were gross. Last time I watched “Cinderella,” I was hiding behind the chair peeking over trying to …

Boyhood (2014)

As I write these reviews each week I begin by opening the Microsoft Word app on my computer. I create a new document and select the font and size I prefer. Before I start writing …

Birdman

The Oscar and film awards season has been a fun one this year, featuring one of the most intense Best Actor races of all time, but the sad thing is how many movies have disappointed. …

Big Hero 6

  Whenever I watch movies on my own time, I typically like to pick ones that will help me prepare for the next film I will be seeing in theaters and reviewing for this column. …

Annabelle

Halloween night and, after returning from a very unfrightening costume party dressed as an even less frightening Santa Claus, I decided I wanted to be scared. So I hopped on the internet and found the …

American Sniper

“That’s not me.” In the entire two hours that make up “American Sniper” that single line spoken by Chris Kyle stood out more than anything else. More than the fact that he killed over one …

2014, A Year in Review

With the Oscars holding their awards ceremony this past Sunday, the 2014 movie year has officially drawn to a close. From critics’ favorites “Boyhood” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel” to blockbusters “Guardians of the Galaxy” …