Mutant and Proud: A Fan’s Look Back at the X-Men Franchise’s Impact

In the 1990’s, I grew up watching X-Men: The Animated Series. I ran around my parents’ living room, emulating my favorite character, Wolverine, as I immersed myself into the colorful world of these individuals and their adventures. Although I was very young, the show taught me that it was okay to be different and weContinue reading “Mutant and Proud: A Fan’s Look Back at the X-Men Franchise’s Impact”

‘Halloween’ is a Faithful and Entertaining Return for Michael Myers.

Long live Michael Myers! Forget what you know about the Halloween sequels, or just wipe your browser history, to forget the other franchise entries that came in between. This meta-sequel to the 1978 horror classic returns the story to its core and fun as hell… And well worth the long wait.

‘Mission: Impossible: Fallout’ continues to reach for the impossible with success in franchise’s sixth entry

When a franchise reaches a sixth film, a property usually finds itself at a crossroads: adapt or continue to rely on faithful tactics with the possibility of waning box office numbers. Franchises such as The Fast and the Furious learned to adapt by adding elements while keeping the core of what made it great. For Mission: ImpossibleContinue reading “‘Mission: Impossible: Fallout’ continues to reach for the impossible with success in franchise’s sixth entry”

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ is an entertaining mixed bag of a film.

This month is a huge one of the Jurassic Park cinematic franchise as the first film celebrates its 25th anniversary. The work of late author, Michael Crichton, was adapted by Steven Spielberg and released in 1993. Filled with dinosaur chases (included a T-Rex chasing a Jeep), raptor hunts and other thrills, the film actually askedContinue reading “‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ is an entertaining mixed bag of a film.”

Denzel Washington is badder than ever in ‘The Equalizer 2’

Denzel Washington is one of the best actors of this generation. His magnetic charm, charisma, and commanding performances can be lessons for all aspiring actors. From Broadway to cinema screens, everyone goes to see his movies. Even if the overall film isn’t good, such as Flight, Denzel Washington is sure to commit to the role thatContinue reading “Denzel Washington is badder than ever in ‘The Equalizer 2’”

‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ offers a tease to the end of the prehistoric creatures.

The Jurassic Park franchise is one of the best of all time, the first film being the crown jewel. While I didn’t get to experience this energetic and exciting adventure until I was older, I’ve grown to appreciate the imagination of Steven Spielberg and the ideas of dinosaurs in modern times.