Review – Annihilation

Annihilation is director Alex Garland's second film.  He first wowed audiences (and me) with 2015's Ex Machina for A24 Studios.  I consider that film to be the greatest pure science fiction film in recent years (maybe tied with Arrival) and so I've been looking forward to seeing what Garland next had in store for audiences in this... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Drive

Original US release date: September 16, 2011 Production budget: $15,000,000 Worldwide gross: $76,175,166 It's been a while since I watched Drive.  I remembered liking it pretty well, but not being in love with it, the way many others were.  More immediately in mind was my reaction to The Neon Demon, the most recent film by... Continue Reading →

33.  X-Men: Apocalypse

Being the comic book aficionado that I am, I generally try (and succeed) to remain positive going into each new adaptation that hits theaters.  With X-Men: Apocalypse, though, I went it with some trepidation. While they have performed better with Marvel adaptations - at least critically, if not financially - than Sony, Fox's efforts have... Continue Reading →

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