Review – The First Purge

The Purge franchise is the best horror franchise going not named The Conjuring (read my reviews of part one here and part two here).  The original film established the unique premise with an otherwise fairly standard home invasion story.  But the seeds were planted and since then director-writer James DeMonaco has watered them and watched... Continue Reading →

Review – Spider-Man: Homecoming

I say without any hint of hyperbole that SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING may be the most anticipated film in movie history.  For so long, Spider-Man struggled under Sony to find his voice.  The Sam Raimi films starring Tobey Maguire were certainly strong, but not exactly the Spider-Man that we had all known and loved since 1962 (or whenever... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – The Wrestler

Original US release date: December 17, 2008 Production budget: $6,000,000 Worldwide gross: $44,703,995 I make no secret of being a lifelong wrestling fan.  Hulk Hogan was my hero as a kid and Bret Hart was my hero as an adult.  I've been to two WrestleManias, traveled 850 miles just to meet A.J. Lee, was just... Continue Reading →

27. Captain America: Civil War

If you haven't figured it out by now, I'm a bit of a comic book fanatic.  I especially have a permanent place in my heart for Marvel.  I grew up specifically on Hulk, Spider-Man, and the Fantastic Four.  Comics had as large a role as anything or anyone in making me the person I am, today.  And,... Continue Reading →

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