Archive for the ‘Reviews’ Category

Review: SPIDER-MAN: INTO THE SPIDER-VERSE

“Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse” is Attention Grabbing and Entertaining   By Liz Lopez Rating: B+ If you think you have seen one too many Spider-Man films already; don’t throw in the towel (or throw one away if you have one from yesteryear), as it seems this character is here to stay after more than 50 […]

Review: ONCE UPON A DEADPOOL

By Renee’ C. Rating: 4 (Out of 5 Reels) Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (A.K.A. Deadpool) (Ryan Reynolds), brings together a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy of supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling mutant, Cable (Josh Brolin) (IMDB). The first verion of this film is without a doubt a rated […]

Review: MARY, QUEEN OF SCOTS

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) During the 16th century, a power struggle mars the governments of Scotland and England.  Though both countries are headed by queens, the male dominated governments do what they can to undermine their powers.  The queens themselves challenge each other for power over England.  These are the […]

Austin Film Festival 2018 Review: VOX LUX

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) For the festival’s opening night film, the programmers chose this rather interesting and unsettling film.  What makes this movie interesting is the way the story is presented.  However, when the film enters its final act, that is when everything goes south and ends on a bewildering […]

Review: MORTAL ENGINES

By Mark Saldana Rating: 2.5 (Out of 4 Stars) Based on the novel by Phillip Reeves, Mortal Engines the movie introduces a very imaginative and unique post-apocalyptic world where cities have gone mobile and battle each other for supremacy.  It is most definitely a creative vision for steampunk fiction and Peter Jackson’s effects team and […]