Epic Movie

EPIC: Many Leaves, One Tree

Epic (2013) – Directed by Chris Wedge – Starring Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Colin Farrell, Christoph Waltz, Aziz Ansari, Chris O’Dowd, Pitbull, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler, Judah Friedlander, John DiMaggio, Kyle Kinane, and Beyoncé Knowles. The low-hanging fruit here is to point out that EPIC is not, in fact, very epic. It is, however, a…

Journey 2 The Mysterious Island Quad

JOURNEY 2: THE MYSTERIOUS ISLAND: The Thunder Cookie

Journey 2: The Mysterious Island (2012) – Directed by Brad Peyton – Starring Dwayne Johnson, Michael Caine, Josh Hutcherson, Vanessa Hudgens, Luis Guzman, and Kristin Davis. Maybe it’s just a consequence of getting older, but it’s nice, on occasion, to watch a family friendly movie that is incredibly simple, straightforward, and likable. There’s nothing cool…

Hunger Games Catching Fire

THE HUNGER GAMES: CATCHING FIRE: Love Is Weird

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) – Directed by Francis Lawrence – Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Toby Jones, Willow Shields, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, and Amanda Plummer. Click here for a review of THE HUNGER GAMES. I…

THE HUNGER GAMES: You Call That a Kiss?

The Hunger Games (2012) – Directed by Gary Ross – Starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Stanley Tucci, Donald Sutherland, Wes Bentley, Toby Jones, Alexander Ludwig, Willow Shields, Amandla Stenberg, and Paula Malcomson. THE HUNGER GAMES is an extraordinary film, thanks primarily to Gary Ross’ superb direction and…