Flashback Review: Van Helsing (2004)

Hello fellow movie goers from around the globe. It’s Halloween Month. Meaning, I’ll be looking over horror movies during October. Today’s Flashback Review is a crossover with iconic classic “Universal Monsters” including Dracula, The Wolfman, Frankenstein & Jekyll/Hyde as they cross paths with Dracula’s nemesis “Van Helsing.” Thanks to the success of Stephen Sommer’s remake […]

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Flashback Review: X-Men: The Last Stand

After “X2: X-Men United” was released in 2003, 20th Century Fox (pre-Disney purchase) commenced development on a third installment. Bryan Singer (back when he had dignity as a respected director) was attached to direct to direct, but he dropped out to make “Superman Returns” The original 1978 “Superman” with Christopher Reeve inspired him to make […]

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Flashback Review: X2: X-Men United

After “X-Men” was released in 2000 earning positive reviews and made money at the box office, 20th Century Fox (pre-Disney purchase) began development of a sequel with most of the cast from the first movie reprising their roles. After three years of crafting a cohesive narrative, “X2: X-Men United” disturbed worldwide. X2: X-Men United was […]

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Flashback Review: X-Men

The 1960s introduced iconic comic book superheroes including “Fantastic Four,” Hulk,” “Iron Man” & “Spider-Man.” Fantastic Four are the first superhero team in Marvel Comics. Stan Lee created another superhero team called, “X-Men.” Introduced in 1963, the X-Men is a school for kids born with powers as mutants, learn to control their powers instructed by […]

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Les Misérables

To make an epic musical based on a beloved broadway play, it takes a lot of hard effort to translate it on the silver screen, retain familiar tunes, hire the right people with a talented singing voice, collaborate with screenwriters and lyricists etc. I’m gonna come clean my fellow movie goers, Tom Hooper’s “Les Misérables” […]

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The Greatest Showman

In 2009, Hugh Jackman signed to star and produced a musical, but it was put in a seven year hiatus, because movie studios didn’t want to distribute a musical, as the once relevant genre died out many years ago. Due to the massive success surrounding La La Land, Hugh finally embraces his chance to release […]

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Logan

Before I talk about what’s good or bad about this particular movie. Let’s start with a history lesson about the titular character. It’s been nearly two decades since the first” X-Men” film came out. It became one of the most successful superhero films spawning sequels, prequels, & spin-offs. The X-Men franchise launched the career of […]

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