Tag: Jennifer Lawrence
Red Sparrow – From Russia…. With Mediocrity.
Red Sparrow is directed by Francis Lawrence, and is based on Jason Matthews’ 2013 novel. The film stars Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Jeremy Irons. Dominika Egorova, a successful Russian ballet dancer, finds herself out of work as the result of an unexpected injury. In her desperation, she turns to her uncle, a […]
X-Men Apocalypse – The Ninth Film in the X-Men Franchise Has Arrived!
X-Men Apocalypse is the ninth film in the long-running X-Men film series, based on the legendary Marvel comic franchise. Ten years have passed since the events of X-Men Days of Future Past, and the year is now 1983. Persecution against mutants remains a concern around the globe, even after their discovery coming years earlier due […]
The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 2 – A Decent But Not Great Conclusion to the Series
NOTE: This review contains minor spoilers for previous Hunger Games films; it is impossible to discuss this film without at least partially discussing events of the previous ones. It has been a long and interesting ride these past few years with the Hunger Games film series, which quickly exploded to the level of worldwide phenomenon. […]
X-Men: Days of Future Past Now Out On Blu-Ray and Packed With Action
One of the most popular comic book series in the Marvel Bullpen is X-Men. First launching in the early 1960s and co-created by Stan Lee and Jack Kirby, the series featured many of Marvel’s most popular characters who have stood the test of time, and gripping storylines combining science fiction action with deeper themes […]
The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1 Does Not Stand Well On Its Own
Note that this review may contain potential spoilers from the first two books/films. Read at your own risk. The film is directed by Francis Lawrence and stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth, Josh Hutcherson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Elizabeth Banks, Woody Harrelson, Stanley Tucci, Julianne Moore, Sam Clafin, and Donald Sutherland. The musical […]