Synopsis: “The Dark Knight Rises” takes up the story of Gotham City eight years after the death of Harvey Dent. Gotham city is thriving. Criminals are safely locked behind bars, leaving the streets of Gotham city relatively clean. Citizens live without fear of the mob. The city has painted Harvey as hero and Batman as … Continue reading Gotham’s Reckoning: My Thoughts on “The Dark Knight Rises”
After reading several articles regarding the Aurora, Colorado shooting at the midnight premiere of “The Dark Knight Rises,” I decided it would have been rather distasteful to blog yesterday about the midnight premiere. Instead, my prayers went out to the families suffering losses and the victims still recovering in hospitals. The tragedy claimed 71 victims … Continue reading Not everything, not yet.
Synopsis: “People Like Us” is a comedic drama starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks and Michelle Pfeiffer. Sam (Chris Pine) is a salesman who has accumulated a lot of debt. While settling his deceased father’s estate, Sam discovers a sister he never knew about. He receives a shaving kit bag stuffed with $150,000 and a note asking him to deliver … Continue reading The Outcome Doesn’t Matter: My Thoughts on “People Like Us”
Synopsis: “The Amazing Spider-Man” is the story of an adolescent boy named Peter Parker who receives meta-human abilities through a genetically altered spider. In searching for the reason behind the disappearance of his parents, Peter stumbles upon Dr. Curt Conners, his father’s former partner. Peter gives Dr. Conners the missing formula he needs to accomplish … Continue reading We All Have Secrets: My Thoughts on “The Amazing Spider-Man”
Before I begin writing this review, I want to clarify that this a movie review and not a book review. I have not had a chance to read The Lucky One by Nicholas Sparks; therefore, this review is based solely on my opinion of the film. I have no knowledge of the novel, and it is not … Continue reading A Lucky Hit: My Thoughts on “The Lucky One”
Synopsis: As long as you don’t mind rewriting history and disturbingly gore-filled scenes, “The Raven” is a compelling watch. The movie follows the life of Edgar Allan Poe. In the film, a madman begins committing murders based on Poe’s works. Thinking Poe might be able to shed some light on these gruesome deaths, Detective Fields … Continue reading Quoth the Raven: Thoughts on “The Raven”
On the 22nd of March, I embarked on a journey of nerdom. At 6:30 PM I went to Hollywood Theatre and waited in line for the midnight showing of “The Hunger Games.” I wore an exact replica of the Hunger Games training jersey, black cargo pants, and my black Nike tennis shoes. As I walked by … Continue reading May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor
Synopsis: The Woman in Black is about a young widowed lawyer ( or solicitor rather) named Arthur Kipps (played by Daniel Radcliffe) who is sent to a remote village to close the affairs of a house. The house belongs to the recently deceased woman in black who we soon discovered is a vengeful ghost terrorizing the … Continue reading Thoughts on “Woman in Black”