Pete’s Dragon

Overall Rating: 3/5 August 12, 2016 Dir. David Lowery Rated PG (for action, peril and brief language) This is a really solid family film. I knew virtually nothing about Pete’s Dragon going into the film, so I can’t comment as to how faithful it is (or isn’t) to its source material, but it did seem to fit […]

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X-Men: Apocalypse

Overall Rating: 2/5 May 27, 2016 Dir. Bryan Singer Rated PG-13 (for sequences of violence, action and destruction, brief strong language and some suggestive images) Singer’s Apocalypse is full of action and ridiculousness (mostly the good kind). Enough to entertain most fans of the series and of superhero films in general, but this installment in […]

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Suicide Squad

Overall Rating: 1/5 August 5, 2016 Dir. David Ayer Rated PG-13 (for sequences of violence and action throughout, disturbing behavior, suggestive content and language) It’s very unfortunate that these great ideas for superhero films are so poorly executed. This is a perfect example of a concept getting shredded to tatters by big producers. There is, without […]

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