Review: Miss Peregrine’s Home For Peculiar Children (2016)

I have yet to read Ransom Riggs’ YA novel from which this movie is adapted from. Hence, I came into this with no expectations whatsover concerning the narrative. So you won’t hear anything from me about any book to movie differences. But I’ve seen the book around and flipped through it on several occasions. And…

Movie Face-Off: Bad Education vs. Keanu

Bad Education (2016) VS Keanu (2016) Or should I say The Brit vs The Yanks? Bad Education and Keanu both represent the first feature lenght outing of talented comedians Jack Whitehall, and the duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele. Both of them bursting into the comedic scene during the year 2012, Whitehall with his stand-up that won him…

Sunshine Blogger Award!

We have been nominated by Jenna and Allie of Flick Chicks for the Sunshine Blogger Award! On behalf of my cohorts here at What About Movies?, I accept! Thank you ladies! To accept this award, one simply has to: Post the award on your blog Thank the person who nominated you Answer the 11 questions they…

Review: Suicide Squad (2016)

SPOILERS AHEAD! You know who’s a better squad than the Suicide Squad? The Warner Bros. Marketing Team. At least their marketing plan doesn’t have holes in them. They created so much early buzz that came theatrical release, despite the less than favorable critic reviews, the movie is pretty much killing in the box office. They…

Review: Ghostbusters (2016)

Warning: Spoilers ahead! When my sister and I came out of the theater, we had different reactions to Paul Feig’s Ghostbusters. My sister was an angry nerd. She was griping about it from the moment we walked out the doors, all the way to the car ride back home. Exaggerated she called it. And as…

Are Remakes The Destroyer of Childhood?

“You have ruined my childhood!” This is an accusation you have probably heard of before, most often directed at remakes. And the degree of hostility behind this accusation can be quite surprising. If it ain’t broke don’t remake, is their motto. And yeah, sure, our childhood movies are very near and dear to our hearts, and…

Rewind Review: The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

Occupying the number one spot of IMDB’s top rated movies, is Frank Darabont’s The Shawshank Redemption with 9.2 stars. And while the appeal of this movie is not lost on me, I do feel too high a praise is being given to this particular piece of cinematic work. There I said it. Calling The Shawshank Redemption overrated is suicide,…