Archive for May, 2015

While celebrating their recent face-smashing of the pesky terror organization, Hydra, The Avengers are interrupted by the evil, silky-smooth-talking, artificially intelligent robot, Ultron (James Spader). Seeing The Avengers as a threat to humanity, he tries to kill them, and they reciprocate. After escaping, Ultron then decides humans are a threat to the earth, and tries   Read More …

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School of Rock is a trendsetter: it’s the first of many films in which Jack Black’s character takes up a profession for which he isn’t qualified to pay for his basic necessities (see: Be Kind, Rewind; Nacho Libre; Tenacious D in the Pick of Destiny). Hard rocker Dewey Finn (Jack Black) is too hard of   Read More …

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Stardust (2007) displays that if you put enough effort into making a Monomyth clever, beautiful and interesting, people won’t mind that you used a millennia-old plot structure. Common boy Tristan Thorn (Charlie Cox) passes the threshold into the magical realm Stormhold to recover a fallen star, all to impress a girl who is flat out   Read More …

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In a world where “Shark Week” doesn’t exist… The story of Deep Blue Sea happens because some scientists (who clearly never saw Jaws) play intelligent designer on a universally terrifying sea creature. To cure Alzheimer’s, Dr. Susan McAlester (Saffron Burrows) dunks shark brains into smart juice. This makes the sharks very smart – almost as   Read More …

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