Month: May 2014

Review: ‘X-Men: Days of Future Past’

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HEADS UP! The following review contains spoilers for X-Men: Days of Future Past. And, like, six other movies. So watch yourself. In this, the seventh installment of the X-Men film franchise, Wolverine (Hugh Jackman) is sent back in time to 1973 to prevent the mutant-hunting machines known as Sentinels from decimating the mutant and human races in the future. Funny hair, giant collars and bell bottoms ensue.

Review: ‘Godzilla’

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It’s been 16 years since Godzilla graced American cinemas, but if you’d been subjected to a catastrophically bad film starring Matthew Broderick and two guys pretending to be Siskel and Ebert, you’d need a break too. In this new installment, the undisputed king of monsters struggles against terrifying radioactive beasts as well as tiny pink mammals who have the gall to steal his screen time. I mean, come on—is the movie named Godzilla or A Bunch […]

Review: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

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WARNING: The following review contains significant spoilers for The Amazing Spider-Man 2. It also contains spoilers for a bunch of comics that were published in 1971. So … don’t read those. In the second installment of the Spider-Man film saga (or the fifth, depending on how you want to look at it), Peter Parker (Andrew Garfield) struggles to balance his burgeoning career as a crime-fighter with his relationship with Gwen Stacy (Emma Stone), as well […]