“Maleficent” shines on the fantasy aspect, and definitely is empowering for women. But, it falls short in other areas and Jolie might have picked a better film to signify her return to the silver screen. read more
All hail Marvel. “X-Men: Days of Future Pasts” is the third release of the summer and it surpasses all the rest.
Hello Moviegoers! Bryan Singer returns to the franchise and delivers for X-Men. The film serves as a sequel to both “First Class” and “The Last Stand.” Uniting the cast from both films will definitely thrill the fans, but the movie stands on its own as superior. It’s arguably the best film in the X-men film series. read more
“Blended” shows remnants of the Sandler/Barrymore spark, but it seems the duo’s charm has just ran out.
Hello Moviegoers! With the premise of a word/phrase horribly overused in the film, blended, meaning stepmoms, stepdads, and other non-traditional family groupings, it seems the film may attempt to connect with the new kind of family. Unfortunately the movie doesn’t really start until thirty minutes after the tape rolls, and even then it lacks humor, originality, and spark. read more
Today on the Mid-Shift: Box Office in Review, Blast from the Cast – Channing Tatum as Gambit, Spotlight Preview – X-Men Days of Future Past, News – Will and Jada Smith investigated by Child Protective Services, Upcoming Releases for May 22nd
Surprisingly well acted, excellent special effects, and an epic monster battle which will thrill audiences, “Godzilla” is a worthy reintroduction to an iconic character.
Hello moviegoers! With an epic monster such as Godzilla, it is often easy to rely on a built in audience rather than striving for something better. A compelling plot that wrestles with the arrogance of man, and is highly suggestive toward a homeostasis world view, i.e. a complete balance in nature, “Godzilla” will keep viewers entertained and cheering for the famed monster. read more
“Million Dollar Arm” is a story with a lot of heart, a dash of culture, and baseball and it equals success for Disney.
Hello Moviegoers! “Million Dollar Arm” succeeds because it journeys to India and it takes something, so American, like baseball, and it blends culture. Based on a true story, the film highlights character, perseverance, and the steps involved in creating the next great baseball pitcher. read more