Posted in June 2016

On Army of Darkness

On Army of Darkness

I used to love watching Army of Darkness, the third film in the Evil Dead franchise. The film features Bruce Campbell ( Jack Stiles in Jack of All Trades, Autolycus (the King of Thieves) in Hercules: The Legendary Journeys and Xena: Warrior Princess ), and is written and directed by Sam Raimi (Spider-Man film series, … Continue reading

On Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

On Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

Continuing from Batman Begins and Batman: The Dark Knight, is Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, the final part of Chistopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy. The film features Burn Gorman (Torchwood Series 1 and 2, Bleak House), and Morgan Freeman (Deep Impact). Notably, the film was accused of being political as the Salon article, “Batman hates the … Continue reading

On Transformers: Age of Extinction

On Transformers: Age of Extinction

Continuing from Transformers, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, and Transformers: Dark of the Moon is Transformers: Age of Extinction, a stand alone sequel to Dark of the Moon intended to be “the first of a new trilogy.” This might explain the noticeable redesign of Optimus Prime: This film is also notable for having some pretty awful reviews. According to The Atlantic‘s article, … Continue reading

Reflection On: Meeting Joe Kennedy III

Reflection On: Meeting Joe Kennedy III

On June 10th, 2016, I finally had the pleasure of meeting Congressman Joe Kennedy III at a Pride Party taking place in Boston’s South End neighborhood at Ink Block Boston. Bobby Kennedy commends @mayortommenino and #coolglobes for understanding how #nature is public good we must protect. pic.twitter.com/HYIqZjeglB — Greenovate Boston (@GreenovateBos) August 15, 2013 The … Continue reading

On Timeline

On Timeline

Based on the novel by Michael Crichton (Sphere, Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park), Timeline features the late Paul Walker (The Fast and the Furious film series). According to Roger Ebert: “Timeline” is inspired by on a Michael Crichton story that’s not so much about travel between the past and the present as about travel between … Continue reading

On Event Horizon

On Event Horizon

I have literally seen Event Horizon dozens of times, directed by  Paul W. S. Anderson. According to joblo‘s article, “The UnPopular Opinion: Event Horizon“: 16 years ago this August, a movie hit theaters during the twilight of the summer and starred Laurence Fishburne, Sam Neill, and Jason Isaacs and was designed to be “THE SHINING in … Continue reading

On Short Circuit

On Short Circuit

Continuing the “friendly robot” theme as seen as *batteries not included is Short Circuit, as the premise of the film according to Wikipedia: Number 5 is part of a series of prototype U.S. military S.A.I.N.T. (Strategic Artificially Intelligent Nuclear Transport) robots built for the Cold War by NOVA Laboratories. The series’ inventors, Newton Graham Crosby … Continue reading

On The Devil’s Advocate

On The Devil’s Advocate

The Devil’s Advocate, starring Keanu Reeves (Point Break, The Matrix trilogy, Speed, My Own Private Idaho) can be considered “a hellva an entertaining film. A classic? No. Either of their top pictures? No.” According to the A.V. Club‘s “The New Cult Canon: The Devil’s Advocate“: “Diaboli virtus in lumbis est. Diaboli virtus in lumbis est. The … Continue reading

On Batman: The Dark Knight

On Batman: The Dark Knight

Continuing from Batman Begins is Batman: The Dark Knight, the second part of Christopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy. According to SlashFilm’s “Assessing the Themes of The Dark Knight“: The Symbology of Batman The final monologue that Commissioner Gordon brings the themes from Batman Begins to their logical conclusion: Namely, that as a man, Bruce Wayne’s … Continue reading