Captain America becomes a hero for the 21st century

Review of Captain America: The Winter Solider, Directed by Anthony Russo, Joe Russo, and Joss WhedonFor a film with hardly a single original moment, Captain America: The Winter Soldier performs surprisingly well. Wrap Bourne, Minority Report, and Olympus has Fallen into a Marvel film and you get Chris Evans at his finest, beating up the baddies and saving the day in the capital of the free world.It seems every new Marvel film has been upping the ante on action sequences, and the Winter … [Read more...]

Redbox Review: ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ is nothing special

Review of Much Ado About Nothing, Directed by Joss WhedonAs a longtime fan of both Joss Whedon and Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing (most notably the 1993 film starring Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh), I was delighted to hear that the genius behind Mutant Enemy would be producing his very own adaptation of this beloved play. The history of the film only adds to the charm: After years of hosting Shakespeare readings at his home, Whedon finally decided to try his hand at filming the … [Read more...]