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X-Men: Apocalypse (2016) – Bryan Singer

There’s probably a good, or at least a passable story somewhere amongst the mutants, Singer as a director has done some nice work with Marvel’s X-Men franchise in the past, … Continue reading

May 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

X-Men: First Class (2011) – Matthew Vaughn

Sometimes to go forward, you need to go back, as we learn in the next X-Men film as I journey through the Sci-Fi Chronicles book. Continuing its cue of using … Continue reading

May 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Filth (2013) – Jon S. Baird

Releasing on DVD and Blu-Ray today is this adaptation of Irvine Welsh’s novel, and gives James McAvoy an opportunity to tear up the screen with a brilliant performance. He plays … Continue reading

August 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) – Bryan Singer

The X-Men are back! After the less than stellar Wolverine spin-offs and the horrendous X3, it’s good to see Fox actually giving the Marvel property some respect, viewers and critics … Continue reading

May 25, 2014 · 1 Comment

Tim’s Tops of 2011

I’m gonna take a page from my creative partner, Sue, and give a run down of my favorite films of the year; though it appears that we do have a … Continue reading

January 2, 2012 · 2 Comments

Sue’s Top Flick Picks of 2011

Now that 2011 is done and gone, and 2012 is finally upon us, I thought I’d take a bit of time to go through the plethora of flicks I saw … Continue reading

January 1, 2012 · 3 Comments

The Immortals… isn’t.

One of the kindest things I can say about The Immortals is that I didn’t hate it. I went into the the theater with zero expectations, and in fact had … Continue reading

November 12, 2011 · Leave a comment

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