• Review: 'Hacksaw Ridge' Redeems and Shocks

    Review: 'Hacksaw Ridge' Redeems and Shocks

    There is no shortage of great World War II action films, many of which have received significant praise from both critics and audiences alike. Films like Saving Private Ryan and the recent Fury are loved and studied often. It’s no real secret that films that enter into this genre can achieve a timeless status. However, only the cream of the crop can truly master what that era entailed, and portray it in not only a sensitive way, but a way that honors the sacrifices made. And with such an amazing story such as Desmond Doss’, extra precautions need to be made. Since director Mel Gibson’s downfall from fame with his leaked outbursts, he seems to have carefully planned his directorial return to Hollywood with this heroic tale. Hacksaw Ridge takes many key elements from great World War II films and applies them to an untold true story, positioning itself to very well become a new modern classic.

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  • Predictable and Cliche, "Sabotage" Unsurprisingly Disappoints

    Predictable and Cliche, "Sabotage" Unsurprisingly Disappoints

    What an interesting turn in the career of “Sabotage” director David Ayer. After last years’ “End of Watch” impressed viewers and critics alike, his next film came with moderately high expectations. Needless to say, it came nowhere near meeting said expectations.

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  • The Next Batman: A Top Ten

    The Next Batman: A Top Ten

    At San Diego Comic-Con this year, it was revealed that a Batman vs. Superman movie is in the works. With the success of Man of Steel, The Dark Knight Rises, and superhero combo movies like The Avengers, it’s clear this movie is destined to be a hit. However, there is one key piece missing: a Batman. Former Batman Christian Bale vowed that The Dark Knight Rises would be the last time he’d play Batman, so that leaves the iconic role vacant. Therefore, people have been buzzing about who the next Batman should be. Here’s a list of some worthy contenders who could best step in to the Dark Knight’s mask and cape.

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