Month: June 2016

A New War (Rambo III, 1988)

The directorial debut of Peter MacDonald (whose had a bigger career as a second unit director, part of films such as Guardians of the Galaxy and the Empire Strikes Back), Rambo III brings us a Rambo once again in a self imposed exile.  But… Continue Reading “A New War (Rambo III, 1988)”

Forget the War (Rambo: First Blood Part 2, 1985)

Three years after First Blood, John Rambo came back.  This time he was freed from Jail to go on a secret government mission in Vietnam, saving POWs.  He is brought in by Richard Crenna’s Col Trautman at the request of Marshall Murdock (Charles Napier). … Continue Reading “Forget the War (Rambo: First Blood Part 2, 1985)”

The Unwinnable Fight (First Blood, 1982)

John Rambo, or as we tend to all call him, Rambo, seems like an unstoppable force.  A Vietnam veteran who never really left the war and finds himself pulled into a never-ending series of conflicts.  But his beginning was far simpler.  in the early… Continue Reading “The Unwinnable Fight (First Blood, 1982)”

Theeeeeeey’re Back (Independence Day: Resurgence, 2016)

Twenty Years between sequels is a long time.  There has been longer, but twenty years is nothing to sneeze at.  The reviews that proceed me have been harsh, many suggesting that this is the worst film of the summer.  But honestly?  It’s an OK… Continue Reading “Theeeeeeey’re Back (Independence Day: Resurgence, 2016)”

Taking Our Planet Back (Independence Day, 1996)

24 Year old Me Reviews Independence Day: OMG!  That was awesome!  Cool Effects, funny quips.  Will Smith and Jeff Goldblum was great!  Bill Pullman plays the Version of a Democratic President Dean Devlina and Roland Emmerich wish Clinton was!  Cool movie!  Everyone should see… Continue Reading “Taking Our Planet Back (Independence Day, 1996)”

This House Is Not Cleansed (The Conjuring 2, 2016)

2013’s the Conjuring was not the first attempt to bring Ed and Lorraine Warren’s adventures to the screen.  Catholic ghost hunters and demonologists, Ed was a former cop and Lorraine proclaims to be clairvoyant.  Their work began in the early 50s and by the… Continue Reading “This House Is Not Cleansed (The Conjuring 2, 2016)”