Category: disney

  • “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Movie Review

    “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” Movie Review

    Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen) has left the Imperial Forces as the scientist in charge of building the Death Star and settled into a quiet life of farming with his wife and young daughter, Jyn (Felicity Jones). But, the Imperial Army needs him back because he is the only one capable of finishing the job. The […]

  • “Doctor Strange” Movie Review

    “Doctor Strange” Movie Review

    Dr. Stephen Strange (Benedict Cumberbatch) is a brilliant surgeon. He is also an arrogant prick, who is mean to his fellow surgeon and girlfriend, Christine (Rachel McAdams), and a terrible driver. Driving to a speaking engagement, Strange is speeding, and driving recklessly, on a winding wet road while answering and talking on his phone. As […]

  • “The Jungle Book” Movie Review

    “The Jungle Book” Movie Review

    (Superbly Re-Imagined Classic) – – Mowgli (Neel Sethi) is an orphaned boy left in the jungle after his father was killed by the tiger Shere Khan (Idris Elba). Luckily, Mowgli was found by kindly panther, Bagheera (Ben Kingsley), and given a home with the wolves. Years later, a drought automatically enacted a jungle law that […]

  • “Captain America: Civil War” Movie Review

    “Captain America: Civil War” Movie Review

    (Avengers Fighting Avengers) – – Even though the Avengers save lives, they also inadvertently take innocent lives as they battle the forces of evil. The world has taken notice of this increasing death toll and have decided to control the Avengers with a new accord. After the accord becomes active, the Avengers will become involved […]

  • “Star Wars The Force Awakens” Movie Review

    “Star Wars The Force Awakens” Movie Review

    (The Next Generation) – – (Some spoilers included) Thirty years after the events of “Star Wars: The Return of the Jedi” we learn that the last remaining Jedi, Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill), has gone into hiding. His sister, Leia (Carrie Fisher), who is now the leader of the resistance against the new dark force (The […]

  • “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Movie Review

    “Avengers: Age of Ultron” Movie Review

    (Avengers vs Ultron) – – Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.) and Bruce Banner (Mark Ruffalo) team up to design the ultimate weapon that will someday help the Avengers save the world. Unfortunately, they needed to better define “save the world”. Artificially Intelligent Ultron (James Spader) interprets “save the world” as ridding the world of the […]

  • “Ant-Man” Movie Review

    “Ant-Man” Movie Review

    (Amazing! Astounding! Avenger?) – – Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) has just spent 3 years in San Quentin for a burglary. He has high hopes for getting a good job (after all he, like me, has a Masters in Electrical Engineering) and spending more time with his young daughter, Cassie (Abby Ryder Fortson). The job he […]

  • “Guardians of the Galaxy” Movie Review

    “Guardians of the Galaxy” Movie Review

    “A thief (Peter Quill played by Chris Platt), two thugs (Groot and Rocket voiced by Vin Diesel and Bradley Cooper), an assassin (Gamora played by Zoe Saldana), and a maniac (Drax played by Dave Bautista)” team up to try to save 12 billion people from extinction at the hands of evil ruler Ronan (Lee Pace). […]

  • “Frozen” Movie Review

    “Frozen” Movie Review

    (Wonderful) – – Princess Elsa (voiced by Idina Menzel) has a special power.  She can summon ice, snow, and cold with the wave of her hands. She and her younger sister, Anna (voiced by Kristen Bell), have fun playing in the instant snow and making snowmen. Unfortunately, Elsa is having a hard time controlling her […]