[Review] Star Trek Beyond

Star Trek Beyond finds itself in an unenviable position in the hotly-contested Summer blockbuster season. It’s not that the movie celebrates the 50th anniversary of the franchise – in of itself a significant milestone that matters very little to anyone outside of ardent fans and pop culture enthusiasts. It’s not just the skepticism surrounding the …

Review: Hercules (2014)

Hercules, the summer action vehicle for pro wrestler-turned-actor Dwayne “the Rock” Johnson, is an easy movie to dismiss. Aside from being released during a quiet period in the summer movie season, the marketing for the film is misleading. The trailers lead you to believe the film is akin to Clash of the Titans (an egregious example is a scene …

Kia and the Matrix Commercial

So the Super Bowl wasn’t the Broncos lovefest most were expecting – I mean, wow – but the commercials were for the most part pretty decent. My favorite one of the night? This awesome and spot-on Kia commercial, with a take on The Matrix franchise, starring Laurence Fishburne reprising his role as Morpheus. Brilliant.