A fun, bright, and catchy sequel that will impress fans of the original. Continue reading An Awesome & Catchy Sequel | Review of ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’
Certainly outlandish but fun and quirky with an amazing soundtrack, this last film ends gives these Bellas a proper send-off. Continue reading Just Plain Old Fun | Review of ‘Pitch Perfect 3’
By Cynthia Ayala
“A group of high-school students, who are infused with unique superpowers, harness their abilities to save the world.”
Sometimes Hollywood can remake our childhood, tapping into everything that made us smile. Power Rangers is a perfect example of that. The old show was always intended for a much younger audience, layered with a degree of absurdity and campiness that made the show so good. With the new adaptation, the movie capitalizes on the absurdity but without the campiness, a deeper level that the writers used to make the story more grounded for an older audience.
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By Cynthia Ayala
Realizing the stakes are no longer just for survival, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) teams up with her closest friends, including Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), Gale (Liam Hemsworth) and Finnick for the ultimate mission. Together, they leave District 13 to liberate the citizens of war-torn Panem and assassinate President Snow, who’s obsessed with destroying Katniss. What lies ahead are mortal traps, dangerous enemies and moral choices that will ultimately determine the future of millions.
By: Cynthia Ayala
Three years have passed since the Barden Bellas proved that they were just as good as the boys when they became the first all-female group to win a national title. But after a disastrous performance at the Lincoln Center leads to scandal, the school strips them of their performing duties. All seems lost until they are given one last chance: win the cappella world championships in Denmark and they will be reinstated. Can the girls get their act together or will they lose everything?
This film is, in one word, perfect. Pitch Perfect 2 delivers great laughs with a down to earth tone and amazing musical mash-ups. This was just an amazing film that recaptured the humor from the first film and brought it another level. These girls are seniors now, with their futures very close on the horizon and their fears are getting to them. After their debacle of a performance, their fears are rising. Being a cappella girl is what these girls have mastered in, so with their chance to continue performing in their last year, they are losing a pivotal part to enjoy their senior year.
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Mockinjay Part 1 is the third film in The Hunger Games series that follows one Katniss Everdeen as she discovers the truth about District 13 and the rebellion forces. With Peeta held captive by the Capital, his loyalties and Katniss’ are put to the test as they brainwash him and Katniss fights for him. Continue reading A Haunting Action Film | Review of ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 1’
By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Phil Lord & Chris Miller Screenplay by: Phil Lord & Chris Miller Story by: Dan Hageman, Kevin Hageman, Phil Lord & Chris Miller Based on Lego Construction Toys Starring: Chris Pratt, Will Ferrell, Elizabeth Banks, Will Arnett, Nick Offerman, Alison Brie, Charlie Day, Liam Neeson & Morgan Freeman In the Lego universe, an ordinary mini-figure named Emmet is mistaken as … Continue reading Everything is awesome! | Cyn’s Movie Review of The Lego Movie
By: Cynthia A. Directed by: Francis Lawrence Screenplay by: Simon Beaufoy & Michael Arndt Based on Catching Fire by Suzanne Collins Starring: Jennifer La wrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Woody Harrelson, Elizabeth Banks, Lenny Kravitz, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright, Stanley Tucci & Donald Sutherland A year has passed for Katniss Evergreen, but the nightmares of The Hunger Games that she was forced to participate … Continue reading The Hunger Games: Catching Fire | Movie Review
By: Katey Rich The heroine of the Hunger Games franchise, the inimitable Katniss Everdeen, is a girl who couldn’t care less about makeup and jewels and clothes. She’s forced to wear them, of course, in both The Hunger Gamesand especially Catching Fire, in which she and Peeta are sent on a victory tour to “celebrate” their wins in the Hunger Games that claimed the lives of all the kids who … Continue reading Effie Trinket Is Resplendent In The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’s Capitol Couture
By: Eric Eisenberg Elizabeth Banks may soon be doing the Walk of Shame on the big screen, but at least she will have a best friend to help her through the experience. Gillian Jacobs, best known for playing Britta “The Worst” Perry on the critically acclaimed NBC series Community has signed on to join Banks in the upcoming Steve Brill comedy and will be playing … Continue reading Community’s Gillian Jacobs Joins Elizabeth Banks For Walk Of Shame