Marvel Adds a New Superhero to the Picnic

Sometimes it seems reviews repeat themselves. This is especially true of franchise films, as Hollywood is nothing if not repetitive. But then, certain things can’t be denied. Certain personality flaws lend themselves ...

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Sometimes the Tried and True Is the Right Choice

As I’ve mentioned before, it’s important to compare films against type. Whether judging a film against others in a series or others in a genre, it’s important to note the common themes and goals and evaluate the film ... more »

Jul 15, 2015 1:30 PM Reviews

Arnie Gets The Bots Back Together

In 2000, after releasing Stiff Upper Lip, AC/DC's Angus Young famously stated, “I’m sick and tired of people saying that we put out 11 albums that sound exactly the same. In fact, we’ve put out 12 ...” more »

Jul 8, 2015 5:03 PM Reviews

Go West, Young Filmmaker

One of the perks of having a film festival in town is the opportunity to see certain films first. While the goal of the Chattanooga Film Festival is not necessarily to have exclusive premieres, there is a genuine ... more »

Jul 1, 2015 2:26 PM Reviews

Bigger, Louder, Deadlier Dinos

Mary Shelley created a monster with her novel “Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.” This is the second time I’ve referenced her gothic novel just this year, as the tale of man creating the instrument of his downfall ... more »

Jun 17, 2015 4:11 PM Reviews

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