Aug. 22, 2014

Archive for Reel Talk

‘Let’s Be Cops’ fails as raunchy comedy

‘Let’s Be Cops’ fails as raunchy comedy

Posted On: August 19, 2014

Have you ever wanted to be a police officer? The occupation has certainly been made to look at [...]

‘Lucy’ cannot rise above ludicrous premise

‘Lucy’ cannot rise above ludicrous premise

Posted On: August 01, 2014

I’m going to begin with what may come across as an odd question: How do you like your [...]

“The Purge: Anarchy” entertains and frustrates

“The Purge: Anarchy” entertains and frustrates

Posted On: August 01, 2014

Released only last year, “The Purge” was one of those movies whose overall verdict could be defined by [...]

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Best film of the summer

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Best film of the summer

Posted On: July 17, 2014

Because the film focuses on the drama of the story rather than stylish action sequences, the result is [...]

Deliver Us from “Deliver Us from Evil”

Deliver Us from “Deliver Us from Evil”

Posted On: July 07, 2014

In all likelihood, you will think of “Deliver Us from Evil” as another one of those horror films [...]

You can’t take your eyes off “Jersey Boys”

You can’t take your eyes off “Jersey Boys”

Posted On: June 25, 2014

Nearly six decades after his start in Hollywood, Clint Eastwood continues to go strong as a filmmaker. Given [...]

“22 Jump Street” surpasses first film

“22 Jump Street” surpasses first film

Posted On: June 15, 2014

When “21 Jump Street” was released two years ago, no one believed that it would be successful, and [...]

Viewers can’t go wrong with “Edge” or “Fault”

Viewers can’t go wrong with “Edge” or “Fault”

Posted On: June 09, 2014

Much like the weekend before with “Maleficent” and “A Million Ways to Die in the West,” this one [...]

Maleficent — Weak Script, Strong Acting

Maleficent — Weak Script, Strong Acting

Posted On: June 01, 2014

The first time I heard anything about “Maleficent” was from one of my aunts, who did not take [...]

“X-Men” a great installment in franchise

“X-Men” a great installment in franchise

Posted On: May 25, 2014

Early on in “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, the hyper-speedy (emphasis on hyper) Quicksilver (played to cheeky perfection [...]