Halloween is coming, and that means it’s time to start watching some horror movies! Last week we looked at the Halloween franchise; this week, we’re looking at a half dozen gems that I love.Continue reading “Home Video: Five Great Horror Films and Where to Buy, Rent, or Stream Them”
The latest *X-Men* film is a spectacular affair, a high-budget and frequently hilarious reassertion of the franchise after the dreadful *X3: The Last Stand* and *Wolverine* movies. It features all the most popular members of the group kicking ass in glorious action sequences that might be some of the best you’ll see this year and even makes room for a few *fantastic* new mutants. The narrative is good, if a little exposition-heavy upfront, and the pace is great. So it’s a real shame that, even with all these perfect elements, the film’s story makes such a dull thud. The problem isn’t that it’s badly told, it’s just that there’s not been any attempt to evolve the narrative threads that have been present since the first *X-men* film from 2000. It’s the same old story; a fight between Professor X’s peaceful integration and Magneto’s warlike assertion of mutant superiority, and after the fourth time it has lost its surprise and effect.
There’s finally a full trailer for _X-Men: Days of Future Past_ and, well, I have mixed feelings.
Today’s the day people, there is finally a full trailer for _X-Men: Days of Future Past_. Let’s watch!
There’s a trailer for _X-Men: Days of Future Past_! Let’s watch!