Movie Review: “The Jungle Book”

I won’t keep you in suspense: I loved this movie. I was looking forward to seeing it for some time, really since I saw the first trailer. I have a weakness for movies that take place in a jungle. Yeah, that sounds weird, I realize that. But I grew up seeing Disney’s animated Jungle BookContinue reading “Movie Review: “The Jungle Book””

Movie Review: “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens”

Just to make sure I really got the full experience, I’ve seen this film twice. And this review will be largely spoiler free, and made upon my own careful reflection of the film.  I’m probably going to get trouble with this one. But here it is: Star Wars: The Force Awakens is not a greatContinue reading “Movie Review: “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens””

Movie Review: “The Martian”

Rarely do I make a point of going to see a movie on opening night. There are few that I want to plan my schedule around. But after reading Andy Weir’s relentlessly readable debut “The Martian“, and after seeing the commercials and trailers for the movie version for the last few months, I knew I’dContinue reading “Movie Review: “The Martian””