“The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is a colorful, charming romp that can’t stack up to the original

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cksYkEzUa7k While watching The Lego Movie in theaters in 2014 it was like my soul was teleported out of this “adult” shell and swapped with the soul of my younger, more doe-eyed childhood self. Every inch of color and Lego design made my mouth drop; my body moved with each playing of the endlessly catchy … Continue reading “The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part” is a colorful, charming romp that can’t stack up to the original

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” proves more Spiders are better than one

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tg52up16eq0 Right now, my love for Spider-Man is at an all-time high. Sure, over the 17 years since he made his big screen debut he’s gone through enough reboots and actors to make Batman and Superman’s heads spin off their chiseled shoulders, but each new outing has managed to bring something interesting to my favorite … Continue reading “Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” proves more Spiders are better than one

“The Favourite” is a magnificent showcase of gowns, debauchery and performances

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYb-wkehT1g When entering a theater to watch a period drama a certain set of expectations come attached: lavish costumes, elaborate makeup, steadfast performances from trained thespians, hints of seduction and oh so much devilry. The new movie from Greek filmmaker Yorgos Lanthimos, The Favorite, revels in all of the above, and while the costumes are … Continue reading “The Favourite” is a magnificent showcase of gowns, debauchery and performances