Tag Archives: #X-Men

Strong performances, lazy production leave ‘Infinity War’ uneven

7/10 It’s upper-echelon for the MCU, but for half a billion dollars, does it have to be so ugly? In Avengers: Infinity War, Earth’s mightiest heroes are once again called to action to protect it from an unstoppable alien threat. … Continue reading

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A less chaotic state: 2008’s Iron Man

Wow, the first Iron Man. It’s been a while. It’s been 10 years.

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Accountant movie made for dummies, tries to convince you autism is a superpower

We’ve already had one movie this year where Ben Affleck throws an autistic tantrum, and it was one too many. Now it’s two too many. The Accountant tells the story of the title character (Ben Affleck) and how awesome and amazing and … Continue reading

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Entropy on Labor Day — Davids rule the summer, Goliaths crash and burn

Labor Day weekend 2016 was bad. If you discount last summer’s holiday weekend that saw War Room take the weekend crown, you have to go all the way back to 2005 to find a Labor Day weekend that did worse than this … Continue reading

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X-Men: Apocalypse a substandard addition to an otherwise improving franchise

Steven James @StevenLeeJames X-Men: Apocalypse isn’t a terrible film, but I wish it did not exist.  En Sabah Nur (Oscar Isaac), the world’s first mutant, was born in Egypt and worked his way to the status of living god. The movie … Continue reading

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