DEWAR: ‘Dark Phoenix’ Review- Pure Passion Kills

We are met with the young Jean Grey when she is introduced with Professor Xavier. After a traumatic experience concerning her mutant powers, Xavier decides to psychologically shield Jean from a truth. This incident drives the drama in this plot. Xavier gives Jean an important lesson about inanimate objects, and how they are instruments that…

Movie Review- X-Men: Apocalypse

Directed by Bryan Singer, 20th Century Fox brings us the next Marvel movie X-Men: Apocalypse. It is the follow-up to X-Men: Days of Future Past, continuing on the new franchise. It stars an ensemble cast and while it delivers in some areas, it fails in others.  In the days of ancient Egypt, the first mutant, En…

Movie Review- House at the End of the Street

Directed by Mark Tonderai, ‘House at the End of the Street‘ is a 2012 psychological thriller based on a screenplay by David Loucka and released through Relativity Media. Sarah Cassidy (Elisabeth Shue) moves with her teenage daughter Elissa (Jennifer Lawrence) moves from Chicago to a small upscale suburb where they move into a large house…

Movie Review Flashback- Joy

David O. Russel takes the director’s chair for Joy, a semi-biographical drama film very loosely based on the life of inventor and self-made millionaire Joy Mangano. Joy is an average woman whose family is severely dysfunctional. Everyone expects her to fix all of her problems while she dreams of greater things. One day, she has…

Movie Review Flashback- X-Men: First Class

In 2011, Matthew Vaughn was tasked with revitalizing 20th Century Fox’s Marvel Comics franchise with the prequel X-Men First Class. This movie was confusing to some fans because it seemed to have some inconsistencies. No worries, they would be addressed in the sequel. Erik Lehnsherr (Michael Fassbender) and Professor Charles Xavier (James McAvoy) work with…