Terminator Genisys Promises New Beginnings

Review of Terminator Genisys, Directed by Alan TaylorThe year is 2029. John Connor (Jason Clarke), leader of the human resistance against the machines, launches a final assault against Skynet and its time machine. Although Skynet is destroyed, the machines successfully send a T-800 back to 1984 to kill John’s mother, Sarah Connor (Emilia Clarke). To protect her, Kyle Reese is also sent back. Thus begins the fifth installment of the Terminator series. This latest film is quirky with its h … [Read more...]

Thor’s World is Becoming Cliche

Review of Thor: The Dark World, Directed by Alan TaylorAs the Avengers films become more intertwined with one another, they are becoming both more self-referential and more confident in the type of action drama they are trying to cultivate. At the same time, these films are increasingly mainstream with very few surprises.The first question about most sequels is: how does it compare to the first? Thor: The Dark World is decisively better. The action sequences, the graphic effects, and the … [Read more...]