Tag: samuel l. jackson

Tangled Webs (Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019)

After the massive epic that was Avengers Endgame, a smaller story to actually close stuff off may seem like an odd choice. And yet?  Well, it may have been what was needed. Bringing back director Jon Watts and the cast of Homecoming, we get… Continue Reading “Tangled Webs (Spider-Man: Far From Home, 2019)”

Higher, Further, Faster (Captain Marvel, 2019)

Set in the 1995, Vers is a Kree warrior.  She struggles with no memory of her life past six years.  The Kree are in a war with the shape shifting Skrulls. Vers and a few Skrulls end up on earth, and Vers is in… Continue Reading “Higher, Further, Faster (Captain Marvel, 2019)”

The End (Glass, 2019)

After 2000’s Unbreakable, there was a lot of talk that this was almost meant to be part of a trilogy. Shyalaman has been all over the map. He claimed he had no such plans when Unbreakable first came out…but about a year later talked… Continue Reading “The End (Glass, 2019)”

The Beginning (Unbreakable, 2000)

After the wild success of the Sixth Sense, M. Night Shyamalan re-teamed with Bruce Willis for another film. Of course, everyone wanted to know what he would do next. Bruce Willis is David Dunn, a regular guy with a wife and kid whose life… Continue Reading “The Beginning (Unbreakable, 2000)”

Back In Action (The Incredibles 2, 2018)

Right before the film starts, the cast and crew pop up on screen to tell us the fourteen year wait for the sequel will totally be worth it. Not exactly needed of course. Hey, my butt is already in the seat. The original Incredibles… Continue Reading “Back In Action (The Incredibles 2, 2018)”

Parks and Wreck (Jurassic Park, 1993)

John Hammond has built an amazing and elaborate theme park. One like no other, and he has spared no expense.  But as they prepare to go a live, there is a deadly accident. His investors demand professionals endorse the safety of the park. Hammond… Continue Reading “Parks and Wreck (Jurassic Park, 1993)”

What If the Piranhas Were Tiny Sharks??? (Deep Blue Sea 2, 2018)

Spielberg’s Jaws begot Joe Dante’s Piranha which begot more man eating fish movies.  One of the most fun of these films was the 1999 smart sharks thriller Deep Blue Sea.  A fun film starring Thomas Jane, Samuel Jackson, Saffron Burrows and LL Cool J,… Continue Reading “What If the Piranhas Were Tiny Sharks??? (Deep Blue Sea 2, 2018)”

Your iPhone Is Making You a Zombie (Cell, 2016)

In a lot of ways, Cell is an update of George Romero’s Dawn of the Dead.  King has replaced the mall full of zombies as the representation of mindless consumption with modern technology.  Specifically Cell phones. Clay Riddell is a graphic novelist who is… Continue Reading “Your iPhone Is Making You a Zombie (Cell, 2016)”

Nothing But Star Wars Episode Three (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, 2005)

And finally…we see how Anakin Skywalker became Darth Vader! Spoilers are about to slice through here like a lightsaber through butter!                     Opening in the tail end of the Clone Wars, we begin in the… Continue Reading “Nothing But Star Wars Episode Three (Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith, 2005)”

Nothing But Star Wars Episode Two (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, 2002)

The Star Wars machine keeps plugging on.  Episode one had a rather mixed reception, but it made money.  It would have taken a catastrophic return to derail new trilogy. The film would make a jump and start to try and “right the ship” so… Continue Reading “Nothing But Star Wars Episode Two (Star Wars: Attack of the Clones, 2002)”