Barbershop: The Next Cut – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Plot Overview With the Southside of Chicago becoming engulfed in constant violence, and Calvin’s son starting to slowly fall prey to local gangs, Calvin comes at the crossroad of fighting against the violence or moving away. Rating: TV Viewing Review Summary Feeding off the #BlackLivesMatter movement, Ice Cube and company seem to throw their own 2 cents in, share some corny jokes, and perhaps...

Hail, Caesar! – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview If Hail, Caesar! was about any of the films we only see snippets of, it might have actually been enjoyable. That is, as opposed to the nonsense focused on. Trigger Warning(s): Violence Against Women Characters & Story (with Commentary) While not a studio head, Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) perhaps does more than anyone to keep the studio afloat. He approves of stars,...

Ashby – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview Ashby is the type of film which sadly focuses on the wrong character. For while Mickey Rourke presents the type of character which could have been groundbreaking, he is stuck playing a father figure to a pretentious kid. Trigger Warning(s): Blood (minor) and Death (by Gun Violence) Characters & Story (with Commentary) Ed (Nat Wolff) us a 17-year-old kid of divorced parents...

Attack on Titan (Movie) – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview Attack On Titan loses quite a bit of what made the anime good, but even with the creative license took, a handful of the action scenes sort of balance it out. Characters & Story As teenagers, Eren (Haruma Miura), Mikasa (Kiko Mizuhara), and Armin (Kanata Hongô) only had to worry about finding a stable job and just living their life in...

Paper Towns (Movie) – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Initial Thoughts As someone who has read the book, much less took notes while reading it to break it down chapter by chapter, honestly I was sort of excited for the film. Albeit, Paper Towns is my least favorite John Green book, and honestly I feel like I was meh on it overall, but there is always the chance the...

Aloha – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview Aloha tries present a complex story dealing with new love, and one which was abandoned; Hawaii’s culture; and a chance at redemption which may leave a person’s morality in flux. All of which isn’t honestly handled the best way, but it does end with giving you a few nice fuzzy feelings. Review (with Spoilers) - Below Characters & Story It has been...

College Musical – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview YouTube sensations Kurt Schneieder and Sam Tsui combine their talents into a musical which may have the tired old storyline of many a rom-com, but can be potentially enjoyable. Review (with Spoilers) - Below Characters & Story Both Cooper (Sam Tsui) and Jackie (Julie Shain) are what you would consider shy. Neither goes to parties and pretty much their social circle doesn’t...

Barely Lethal – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview Barely Lethal is the type of movie which, due to gun violence, cursing, and mild sexuality, is just barely a little too risqué to be something you’d expect to see premiere on Nickelodeon or, at its mildest moments, the Disney Channel. Review (with Spoilers) - Below Characters & Story For most of Megan’s (Hailee Steinfeld) life she has lived within the Prescott...

The Imitation Game – Overview/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview One high functioning autistic gay man finds himself becoming the hero no one expected him to be. Review (with Spoilers) - Below Characters & Story Since childhood, Alan Turing (Benedict Cumberbatch & Alex Lawther) had a greater ability with understanding math and puzzles than human communication. Making it so friends were few, and those who understood his eccentricities were ever fewer. However,...

Big Eyes – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Overview As usual, Christopher Waltz steals the movie as his fellow actors try to keep up. Review (with Spoilers) - Below Characters & Story After a divorce, Margaret (Amy Adams) found solace in her paintings featuring children who looked like her daughter Jane (Madeleine Arthur/ Delaney Raye). However, one day a charming man named Walter (Christopher Waltz) comes into her life and takes...